If you’re training for a Spartan Race or Battlefrog Race, you’ll need to practice the heavy carries. Things like sandbags, jerry cans, buckets full of gravel, and logs are typical staples of these challenging obstacle courses. Even basic mud runs will occasionally feature tires to carry, flip, or drag. Carrying heavy stuff, plus running in(…)
With big things on the 2015 horizon I got a chance to chat with Joe DeSena, CEO of Spartan Race, about all the exciting changes. Right off the bat, he seemed to keep things in perspective and when I asked him about how big a year 2014 was for Spartan Race, he replied, “Not as(…)
Joe DeSena spent the summer of 2014 flying around the world, supporting and growing Spartan Race, but also interviewing some of the most interesting people in the world for his new show Spartan Up! The Podcast. For his book of the same name, the Spartan CEO outlined his story and his theory on how to(…)
In April of 2014 ION traveled to NYC to tackle the 2nd ever CitiField Spartan Stadium Sprint and report on all the race action. Watch the race unfold in this exclusive behind the scenes footage of elite OCR racers like Hunter McIntyre, Miguel Medina, Shaun Provost, Karlee Whipple, and Laura Messner.
In late April of 2014 Inside Obstacle News host Joel Getty interviewed OCR elite Glenn Racz to find out all the details on his win in Las Vegas and how he joined the Spartan Pro Team.
In a press release yesterday Spartan Race announced Barcelona, Spain as the host of the first ever European Championship. Taking place only one week after their World Championship in Killington, VT, Spartan has set the bar high with another Beast for their European racers, and if that weren’t enough, you can earn your entire Trifecta(…)
EXCLUSIVE BREAKING NEWS Spartan Race recently released details of the Triple Crown prize breakouts to ION exclusively, including total prize money, and other details that should answer many of your questions. Since announcing their Triple Crown Series back in July, Spartan Race and Reebok have been holding onto details of where the promised $500,000 would go. Another(…)