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Rea Kolbl Wins WTM 2 Years Straight

Tough Mudder Eliminates Cash Prizes For All Races in 2019 including World’s Toughest Mudder

Tough Mudder announced they would eliminate all cash prizes for all races. These races include TMX, Tougher Mudder, Toughest Mudder, and World’s Toughest Mudder. Reaction among the Tough Mudder community was mixed. Some people reacted...

Spartan Announces 2019 US Championship Series Dates and Venues

Spartan announced the dates and venues of their 2019 US Championship series today. The series will kick off on February 23 in Jacksonville Florida with an eight-mile Spartan Super race and culminate with the last...
Rea Kolbl Taking Risks

Sometimes it’s okay to risk everything

This week marks my one-year anniversary of packing up my bags and leaving Stanford, moving closer to the mountains, and committing to the life of a full time athlete. Last year at this time...
Kris Mendoza - Winning Doesn't Matter

Winning Doesn’t Matter

Winning doesn’t matter. At least, not in the way we are often led to believe. Here is what’s ironic: Once I actually started to believe that winning didn’t matter is when I actually started to...
Javier Escobar - 35 to 80 Miles

How I went from 35 to 80 miles at World’s Toughest Mudder in two...

Overview Look at my pictures above. Now look at my stats below. Think about this: There is no magic bullet, no short cut, and no secret butt blaster 5,000. My year over year performance improvements...
Eyes on Iceland Spartan

Eyes on Iceland: The Elites to Watch at the Spartan Ultra World Championship

This weekend, Spartan will be hosting their second annual Ultra World Championship in Iceland. Let's take a look at the elite competitors in this competition.
Molly Kenneth Iceland and Hypothermia

Iceland and Hypothermia – Lessons from WTM 2018

It has not even been four weeks since I stood on the course of World’s Toughest Mudder overnight in Fairburn, Georgia.  The overnight low was estimated at about 32 degrees F. Add to that...
Jon Albon Malaysia

Jon Albon Wins Malaysia Ultra, Getting Closer to $1 Million Spartan Prize

Today in Malaysia Jon Albon completed the last obstacle in his path to race for one million dollars.

Toughest Mudder Changes for 2019

Now that the dust and mud has settled from World’s Toughest Mudder, Tough Mudder Headquarters has unveiled their plan for the 2019 Toughest Race Series. As we previously guessed (based on changes to the...

Erin Rost: Bracket Buster

“There is nothing as sweet as a comeback, when you are down and out, about to lose and out of time.” – Anne Lamott Like many new and experienced mudders, I listen to Will Hicks’ “World’s...

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