Escape The Nightmares Giveaway

Escape The Nightmares


Do you want to experience a new kind of obstacle race?  Then check out Escape the Nightmares.

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First Look at Men’s Health Urbanathlon

I am very excited to share with you that I will be participating in the 2013 Men’s Health Urbanathlon.  I was invited to come run the event and cover my training and experience leading up to the race. [Read more…]

Mud Run Birthdays and Obstacle Race Parties

This is the finisher medal all the kids received.

This is the finisher medal all the kids received.

This past weekend I accomplished two major events – creating a memorable birthday party for my 9 year old daughter, and designing my own obstacle course.   [Read more…]

HARD CHARGE Finds Great Success at First Event

Last weekend Hard Charge had their inaugural event in Wichita, Kansas.  By all accounts, it appears to be very successful and has created a buzz among the racing community.  They have really shown the OCR big boys that some lesser known events are hot on their tails to become leaders in this ever-growing sport.

Check out their latest press release that covers highlights from this first event.


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Episode 16 – Lookie-Loo at Lozilu

In this episode Laurie interviews Britni Welsh from Lozilu – an obstacle race just for Women. [Read more…]

Urban Warrior Dash Recap

Red Frog Events had the first of their new races this past weekend in San Diego – Urban Warrior Dash.
This race is the clean cut cousin of the well-known Warrior Dash that Red Frog Events has been hosting since 2009.

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Episode 13 – Hard Core with Hard Charge

In this episode Laurie talks to Lindsay Babb from Hard Charge and talks about this unique race. We also have an awesome contest where you can win a free registration for any Hard Charge Event in 2013! We also have our Video of the Week. [Read more…]

Malibu Spartan Sprint Review


The last of the Spartan Sprint races in Southern California for 2012 were held in the Santa Monica Mountains at Calamigos Ranch December 1st and 2nd.  The Spartan Sprint is the shortest of the Spartan Races, which does not always mean the easiest of races.  This race would prove to be one of those cases. [Read more…]

Special Bonus – Hunger Runs Interview

In this special episode Laurie interviews Christine from the The Hunger Runs which is taking place Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Rowher Flats in the Angeles National Forest near Santa Clarita, CA.

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VNA Monster Mash Obstacle Race Review

Way before the sun came up Saturday morning we were packing up the car again and prepping for our next race.  This time we were heading 2 hours east to Victorville, CA for the 1st annual Monster Mash Obstacle Race.  This was to be a 5K Halloween themed obstacle race to benefit the VNA of California. [Read more…]