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Gear Review: Best Shorts for a Mud Run

March 23, 2013

Gear Review: Best Shorts for a Mud Run – Coming from a guy who has run a few mud runs, I’ll give you my personal recommendation as to what I’ve found works best and why. (I would think that the same principals I describe below hold true if you are female, but I don’t have […]

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The Mud Pit at the Merrell Down & Dirty Mud Run in Chicago

March 15, 2013

The Mud Pit at the Merrell Down & Dirty Mud Run in Chicago – A few mud runs have “signature” obstacles that they are known for. The Tough Mudder has the “Arctic Enema“, the Rugged Maniac has the “Suicide Slide“, and the Merrell Down & Dirty Mud Run has what they call, for obvious reasons, […]

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Couple Jumping Over Fire at the Rugged Maniac in Englishtown, NJ

March 12, 2013

Couple Jumping Over Fire at the Rugged Maniac in Englishtown, NJ – Here is a photo from my first mud run, the Rugged Maniac in 2011. That’s the wife on the left. At the time, I thought we were pretty badass. I remember thinking, “Come on, who jumps over fire!?! We’re awesome!” Two years, hundreds […]

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Big Ass Hill Climb During 2012 Tough Mudder at the Snow Valley Resort in SoCal

March 12, 2013

Big Ass Hill Climb during 2012 Tough Mudder at the Snow Valley Resort in SoCal – Sometimes all you have to do is rely on Mother Nature to bring the pain. Here we see participants faced with a Big Ass Hill at the 2012 Tough Mudder at the Snow Valley Resort in Southern California. Some […]

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Is that John Kerry Running the Tough Mudder in Dumfriesshire, Scotland?

February 21, 2013

Am I really supposed to believe that is not John Kerry running the Tough Mudder at Dumfriesshire, Scotland? The resemblance is uncanny! Since he just became our new Secretary of State, perhaps he went on a preemptive trip to Scotland in 2012 to spread goodwill across the pond? This venue where this event was held, […]

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Gear Review: Best Watch for a Mud Run

February 20, 2013

Gear Review: Best Watch for a Mud Run – I really like G-Shock watches, and find them rugged enough to wear during a mud run – they are shock and water resistant, and they are often the choice of U.S. military personnel, so you know they can take a beating. G-Shock watches have lots useful […]

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Muddy Metal – Mud Runners Climb Over Rusty Cars During Mud Run

February 19, 2013

Muddy Metal – Mud Runners Climb Over Rusty Cars During Mud Run – Good Lord, take a look at this madness. I’m not sure where this event was held, but if I had to guess, it’s somewhere below the Mason-Dixon line. I can just see the organizers of this event sitting around a table: Hillbilly […]

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Mud Max – Intense photo from the Tough Mudder in Australia

December 21, 2012

Intense photo from the Tough Mudder in Australia – Now this is what I’m fucking talking about! In observation of the End of the World today, I post this bad ass, post-apocalyptic mud run photo from the Tough Mudder in Australia. Kind of looks like a scene from a muddy Mad Max sequel or something […]

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