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July 2, 2015

Two Deliciously Simple 4th of July Picnic Recipes to Boost Your Hydration & Performance

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Ahhhh… ripe, juicy, slightly-sweet and oh-so-refreshing watermelon.

The delighted laughter of kids playing in the sprinklers. The smell of burgers on the BBQ grill. The setting sun and the boom and crackle of fireworks in the sky.

Happy 4th of July!

As you enjoy this Independence Day weekend with your friends and family, we want to give you two simple recipes that will help keep you hydrated during the heat of the summer.

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June 25, 2015

Three Core Workouts That Will Improve Your Obstacle Completion Rate

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With completion rates as low as 20% for some of Savage Race’s most challenging obstacles, and the introduction of new obstacles this year such as Teeter Tuber and Wheel World, we know you’re looking for ways to improve your chances at successfully completing all obstacles on the course.

Core strength is a key to conquering most (if not all) obstacles on any mud run course. Check out these three core workouts that will improve your obstacle completion rate, brought to you by NuAquos.

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May 26, 2015

Train Your Grip Strength to Conquer More Obstacles

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Endurance training is a huge part of preparing for a mud run, and so is general strength training. But one thing that you don’t want to neglect is training your grip!

Picture this: You’re cruising right along at Savage Race. You conquer some obstacles. You get a little (or a lot) muddy, and you’re soaked from head to toe. You’re feeling pretty confident. Suddenly, you round the bend and there looms Sawtooth. It’s a 35-foot span of monkey bars with a gnarly tooth in the center, and failure means a 10 foot drop into muddy water below. Are you ready?

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May 19, 2015

The Top 5 Spectator Spots at Savage Race

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Participating in Savage Race is an epic experience, but coming to cheer on your friends and family can be just as much fun. The Savage Race HQ team put together this top 5 list of spectator spots that you absolutely don’t want to miss. Read on for more…

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April 29, 2015

Official SavagePRO Rules & Obstacle Guidelines

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(updated May 26, 2015)

GENERAL RULES

Overall – Athletes must complete all obstacles as specified in the SavagePRO Rules in order to be eligible for cash prizes, which are awarded to the Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female athletes competing in the SavagePRO heat.

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June 28, 2015

Savage Race Pennsylvania 2015 Results

Click the link below for Savage Race Pennsylvania 2015 Race Results!

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Offer ends Friday, July 3rd at 11:59 PM EST
Savage Race Pennsylvania 2016 – June 25, 2016
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June 19, 2015

Happy Father’s Day! Meet OCR Dad: Bobby Thompson

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This Father’s Day, we want to recognize Bobby Thompson, an obstacle course race enthusiast and new father to a beautiful little girl, Ila Thompson, who was born on January 9, 2015.

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June 14, 2015

Savage Race Ohio 2015 Results

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Click the link below for Savage Race Ohio 2015 Race Results!

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Offer ends Friday, June 19th at 11:59 PM EST
Savage Race Ohio 2016 – June 11, 2016
Click here for more event specific information!

June 9, 2015

Ohio, It’s Race Week! How to Get the Most Out of Your Mud Run Experience

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Hey Savages! It’s race week in Ohio and we’re excited! While we’re busy putting the finishing touches on our course, we know you’re busy preparing – physically and mentally – for your next obstacle course race.

There are many reasons people decide to participate in a mud run. For some, it’s an opportunity to support a team or rally around a cause. For others, it’s a way to commemorate a significant event in their lives or honor a loved one. And some people just want to push their physical and mental boundaries by challenging themselves on the course.

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June 2, 2015

From “She Said Yes” to a Muddy “I Do”

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A shirtless man wearing a black bow tie and a lovely woman in a knee-length white dress arrived at Savage Race Maryland, ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime – literally.

Her white dress and delicate white veil didn’t stay white for very long.

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May 12, 2015

Racing with Type 1 Diabetes: Shelby Daniel

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It should have been her first day of 7th grade, but instead, Shelby Daniel was in the hospital.

Shelby’s life changed drastically when she was suddenly diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at just 12 years old.

She spent a week in a children’s hospital when her pancreas quit producing insulin and her immune system began attacking her own body. Her biggest concern was that she might not be able to continue living the athletic lifestyle she had grown to love.

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