3 Tips for Pre-Race OCR Handcare

As an ultramarathoner, I am totally bound by my PreRace foot care routine. Having suffered from blisters, lost toe nails and dealt with hot spots… I have certainly learned the hardway when it comes to the meticulous pre-race preparation of my feet. As an obstacle course racer, my hands don’t look much different from myContinue reading “3 Tips for Pre-Race OCR Handcare”

Things I Learned in Sparta Today…

Well I missed the spear AND balance again… just as I did last week. The good news is that I was actually with the mighty Queen of Sparta, Claude Godbout, until the slack line. Which is crazy awesome. I fell to third, and fought back to second by hauling ass up and down the mountain.Continue reading “Things I Learned in Sparta Today…”

Sacramento Super, Triple Crown Race

The Sacramento Super is the first Spartan age group championship and part of what they call “The Triple Crown”. The crown is made up of the Spartan World Championship Beast in Vernont, the Super in either South Carolina or in Sacramento, and the team championship in Texas. One of the things I love about racingContinue reading “Sacramento Super, Triple Crown Race”

How to carry a sandbag

You might think this post is akin to a “Learn to Walk” program. As in: obvious. Step 1: Pick it up Step 2: Carry it As those of us who raced in the 2014 Vermont Spartan World Championship Beast realized, there’s a little more to it. If you are in the OCR community, you probablyContinue reading “How to carry a sandbag”