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Obstacle Course Races, OCR

My Regional Toughest Mudder Gear List

With England’s Toughest Mudder just two months away it is time to revise my Toughest Mudder gear list based on my experiences from last year. I am publishing this here as a reference for newbies to the Toughest Mudder series. This list is different from my World’s Toughest Mudder gear list, which I will publish in due course.

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Fitness, Motivation, Obstacle Course Races, OCR

Why you should try Obstacle Course Racing (OCR)

If you have been following my blog for a while you probably know that I love Obstacle Course Racing or OCR. Some people might also call it mud runs.

I’ve started doing these runs in 2015 with a short 7km Spartan Sprint and immediately fell in love with it. I since have completed several Spartan Trifectas, Tough Mudders and other races. I love it so much, that I am now even doing Spartan Ultras or the grueling 24h World’s Toughest Mudder.

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World's Toughest Mudder training
Obstacle Course Races, OCR, Training

My World’s Toughest Mudder training plan to hit 50 miles

When I look at my goals journal for 2017, the first entry is World’s Toughest Mudder. And in the section of what I need to do it says:

Train like a crazy person.

Although this pretty much sums it up, I thought it might still be a good idea to get into the details of what I did this year to hit 50 miles and what lessons I learned.

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Obstacle Course Races, OCR, Race Review

My World’s Toughest Mudder Experience – a final 24 hour dance in the desert

IΒ just came back from the US where I competed at World’s Toughest Mudder, a grueling 24h Obstacle Course Race in the desert outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. I wanted to run this race for a while now, and it was my big challenge for 2017. It was definitely one of the best, but also hardest experiences of my life, and I am beyond happy that I reached my personal goal of 50 miles as well as finishing the full 24hours.

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