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Obstacle Course Races – Event Highlights

16 Sep 2011

There were roughly 10 mud runs/obstacle course races in the country last weekend. Another 20+ are planned for the rest of September. Highlights of last weekend’s events:

Roughly 11,000 participate in Warrior Dash – Ohio’s single day event on Saturday
Click link for more on participant tallies and popularity stats for the Warrior Dash and other obstacle course races.

Warrior Dash – Oregon sells out for Sept 10-11 event
One participant recounts their journey through the dash and fellow warrior plans to do it again in 2012.

Rugged Maniac hosts first of two Sept events in Louisville last weekend; Mass. 5k scheduled for Sept 24
Louisville was the second of six events Rugged Maniac has planned for this year. The link above looks ahead to the Mass. event.

Dirty Girl – New York Mud Run draws 3,000 women racers
Dirty Girl launches inaugural event with impressive numbers and a solid female-based following.

Palmerton, PA hosted Spartan Sprint
Click here for photos of the event. The PA sprint should be good prep for those also planning to take on the Super Spartan in NY on the 24th.

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