Spartan World Championships Returns to Tahoe

Spartan Race heads back to Tahoe for their 2016 World Championship on October 1st and they also announced their European Championship will be in Edinburgh, Scotland on July 25th. Read the entire press release below: SPARTAN RACE ANNOUNCES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP WILL RETURN TO LAKE TAHOE IN 2016 World’s Leading Obstacle Race Series to Host International Field(…)

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Savage Race PA 2015 Report

  On June 27th 2015, obstacle racers descended on the Skirmish USA Paintball Fields of Albrightsville for the 2015 Pennsylvania Savage Race.  The driving wind and rain would add to the 25+ obstacles including the new Wheel World obstacle and the diabolical Sawtooth monkey bars.  As the temperatures dipped into the low 60’s and high(…)

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The Nuts Challenge UK

The Nuts Challenge UK

When I found myself heading to London at the beginning of March, I never expected sunny weather in the 50s (F), but I also never dreamed  I would be faced with the most difficult obstacle race ever.  Needing a place to stay in London, I contacted my friend and obstacle racer James Appleton.  James is(…)

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Obstacle News Spartan Cruise Giveaway

  The Cruise Giveaway contest is over! The winner will be announced shortly!  The correct answers were: Tony will be attempting the Cannonball Run, which is 2,811 miles! The 2014 Malibu Hurricane Heat had 188 participants! Thanks to everyone who entered, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for more great contests.

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Battle of the Brands: Who is King of the Mud?

Battle of the Brands: Who is King of the Mud?

“Give the People what they want, and they’ll show up.”  The famous quote often attributed to Red Skelton (referring to movies), applies to obstacle racing as well.  I attribute the rise of obstacle events to the ability of event producers to give us something we didn’t even know we wanted.  Take the primal nature of(…)

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