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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...

Overcoming the Obstacle of Sleep

Every time we go camping I sleep like the dead. When we traveled around Australia between Toughest and OCRWC24, I must have gotten a solid nine hours per night of restorative sleep. This despite...
Kris Mendoza Wins WTM

Kris Mendoza: How I Won World’s Toughest Mudder

World’s Toughest Mudder 2018 was more than I could have imagined. It was my 5th attempt at this grueling 24 hour race and I was excited for the new venue and a new experience....

The Bliss of Ignorance: Can I repeat as WTM Champion?

World’s Toughest Mudder 2017 was my first endurance run since I switched from trail running to OCR in 2016. The longest I’ve ran that year was 17 miles. I had no idea what I...

Hypothermia and OCR: How To Not Freeze

OCR presents unique challenges - that is part of why we choose it. In its extremes, thermoregulation in adverse environments ranks right up there with “mud” and “grip strength” as key challenges that a...
WTM Results 2018

World’s Toughest Mudder 2018 Results

MEN'S RESULTS WOMEN'S RESULTS CLICK HERE to see the preliminary results.

Black Friday 2018

It is the happiest time of the year. The day after Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday shopping season with “Black Friday”. Whether you are buying an OCR present for yourself or or a loved...
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...
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...
Rea Kolbl WTM Champion

Rea Kolbl repeats as World’s Toughest Mudder Champion

In the eight-year history of the race, Rea Kolbl is only the second woman to repeat as WTM Champion.

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