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Toughest South

Toughest Mudder advice

Toughest South (the second race in the series) was held on an equestrian farm in Georgia, not far from Atlanta.   As in the event in LA, the midnight-to-8am race was split between two distinct loops. Both loops had roughly 600m of elevation so the big distinction was in the type of obstacles on the […]

Toughest Mudder, America West

Kiss of Mud

Toughest Mudder, America West, just outside of Los Angeles, was the first of it’s kind ever. An 8-hour event that ran from midnight to 8am in the Glen Helen Raceway Park. The format was unique. They opened up one 5 mile course until 3:45am… and at that time they opened up a completely different 5 […]

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compression boots

If you ask me, nothing goes as far for total mobility as passive stretching and yoga/pilates type activities. However, sometimes, you have very specific issues that need to be dealt with… and you might not be able to make it to the physio or RMT enough. Here’s a few ways I have discovered to address specific issues […]

Vancity OCR Now Offering Class in the Tri Cities

tri cities obstacle training

We are so pleased to announce that Vancity OCR we now be offering Obstacle Tech classes taught by the one and only Tricia Klein in the Tri Cities on Monday evenings at 6pm. Classes will take place in and around the Port Moody and Coquitlam. Tricia is a experienced obstacle racer – completing everything from […]

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This weekend I learned that I can do a lot of things I thought I couldn’t do. And I think a lot of us did. There were some pretty hardcore obstacles on course and there were plenty of them. To make things more interesting, I had a raging cold. And truly the worst part about […]

World Championship UltraBeast

I wrestled hard with the altitude at last years Spartan World Championship Beast and got knocked down for the count.   This year, I decided to skip Saturdays Beast and focus my energy on my favourite race distance, the UltraBeast. My flight didn’t even land until after the race. Best not to keep cookies in […]

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Spartan SGX takes over the RYU Sweat Club

ryu sgx

  FREE WORKOUT TOUR!! JUNE 26th, 10am Vancity OCR is taking over the RYU Sweat Club! Get a free Spartan SGX workout, bottle of Trace water, RYU workout towel and unlimited high fives. Limited space available: sign up HERE to secure your spot.  

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The Grouse Grind vs Chief vs Manitou Incline


The Grouse Grind has officially opened for the year and hoards of people will tackle it: from locals in racing flats to tourists in high heeled flip flops. It seems no matter who you are, if you know it, you love it or you hate it. I’m a lover myself and I’ve always wondered how […]

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