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Training for an obstacle course race using a weight vest can be help you build strength and endurance. Here's are recommendations for adding a weight vest to your training.

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Several military bases have obstacle courses, but few compare to the Darby Queen in Georgia. Part of Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia, the Darby Queen has become a staple of the Army’s annual Best Ranger Competition.

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The next Savage Race looks like it could be the showdown we’ve been needing. Some of the fastest, most efficient runners will be lining up together on September 26 in Dallas, Georgia, including Ryan Woods, Mark Batres, Ryan Kempson, and Victor Quezada.



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Conquer the Gauntlet's new Pay the Piper is a pole traverse obstacle with discs at varying heights for your feet. Get ready to stretch!

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HIldervat is a viking themed warrior race coming to Jacksonville on October 24. Expect 15+ obstacles over a 5k distance. Open, elite, and relay heats available.

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We’ll soon be able to feed our inner sadists with the return of Wipe Out coming soon to TBS with new host, John Cena

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It’s no surprise that many of the fittest firefighters are also obstacle course racers. In fact, the firefighting community has presented its own OCR of sorts for almost 30 years called the Fire Fighter Combat Challenge. 

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Jenny Overstreet has been kill’n it in training and at races, and MudGear wanted to know more about this Conquer the Gauntlet (CTG) Pro Team member.  

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Here is a list of obstacle course races that are still scheduled to happen in September 2020.

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Here's what we love and hate about tire flipping plus other exercises you can do with tires.

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Hunter McIntyre and his team are organizing OCR Stars - an event with bigger rewards than any of the virtual competitions we’ve seen.

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There’s a huge crop of multi-sport adventure races you’ve never even considered, and you don’t have to travel all the way to Fiji to participate. Here are a few that have piqued our interest.

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Whether it’s from age, being overweight, running with inefficient foot strike, or just being on your dogs all day, foot pain sucks. Even more, the debilitating pain of plantar fasciitis can end your race schedule for good if not properly treated. 



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Celtic Warrior Challenge is the race you’re going to love to hate. Bring your A-game to Meridian, MS, on October 10 for 30 unforgettable obstacles over 5 muddy miles.

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America’s most popular podcaster, Joe Rogan, spoke with Spartan’s CEO (and fellow podcaster) Joe De Sena. These were our Top 10 Takeaways from the Joe Rogan Experience | Episode #1514 with Joe De Sena. 



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View the Top 3 OCR Shorts for Men to wear at Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, mud runs. The list includes men's compression shorts, loose fit shorts, and a hybrid of the two.


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View the Best OCR Shorts for Women racing in Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and mud runs; including women's compression shorts, loose fit shorts, and a hybrid of the two.

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View the Best Shorts for Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and similar Obstacle Course Races (OCR) and mud runs; including compression shorts and loose fit shorts for men and women. 

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View the 10 Best Socks for Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and similar Obstacle Course Races (OCR) and mud runs including 5 long compression socks and 5 shorter socks (non-compression) that will save your feet during your next muddy, obstacle adventure.

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View The 5 Best Compression Socks for Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, similar Obstacle Course Races (OCR), and mud runs. These socks will protect your legs and preserve your feet during your next muddy, obstacle adventure.

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