Mile 43: Event Day Experience – My First Spartan Super

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“This course is ranked as one of the top five most challenging Spartan Race’s.” We were informed of this right before we were given the OK to begin our march up Blue Mountain. Talk about perfect timing! I’ve always wondered … Continued

Mile 42: The Muddy NJ Rugged Maniac 2016

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If you combine a lot of mud, 25 innovative obstacles, three miles of wooded/motocross/open field terrain and a family friendly festival area you’ll get the New Jersey Rugged Maniac. It felt like a mad scientist developed this epic course. Rugged … Continued

Product Review: Merrell Bare Access Trail GTX Shoes

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The first few years of running OCR I was not wearing the correct shoes. I was wearing Reebok Reezig shoes. Honestly, I had no idea there were shoes specifically geared towards OCR. It wasn’t until 2015 that I discovered that … Continued

Mile 41: Mid Season Obstacle Review

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I can’t believe it’s already the mid point to my racing season. Seven events down (Spartan Beast, MD Savage Race, Tough Mudder, MuckFest MS, PA Rugged Maniac, BattleFrog 8K and PA Savage Race) and only six more to go (NJ … Continued

Mile 40: Event Day Experience – Pennsylvania Savage Race 2016

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“If you aren’t running a Savage Race then you’re missing out.” This seems to be a very common statement amongst many people who have completed a Savage Race recently. Prior to this year, I didn’t hear too many people talk … Continued

Mile 39: Tri-State BattleFrog 8K 2016

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The Tri-State BattleFrog 8K was relaxing. Yes, you read that read that right r-e-l-a-x-i-n-g. You’re probably asking yourself how can an OCR be relaxing. When an event combines 5.9 miles of wooded trails and 25 obstacles you’d think I’d use … Continued

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