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WTM Results 2018

World’s Toughest Mudder 2018 Results

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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...

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...

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...
Rea Kolbl Wins WTM 2 Years Straight

How I Won World’s Toughest Mudder Two Years In A Row

Coming into World’s Toughest Mudder 2018, people often asked me if I was nervous. Second time in a row, trying to defend my title, and knowing what’s coming. I was nervous and scared, but...
Kris Mendoza Wins WTM

Kris Mendoza wins World’s Toughest Mudder 2018

Kris Mendoza won World’s Toughest Mudder 2018 with 100 miles in 24 hours and 34 minutes. This is the first time Mendoza has won the race and the second time he has hit the...
Kris Mendoza: My Road To World’s Toughest Mudder 2018

Kris Mendoza: My Road To World’s Toughest Mudder 2018

April 2014 started what was perhaps the hardest time in my life. I found myself at an all-time low. The irony was it was supposed to be the start of an amazing year. I...
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.

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...

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...

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