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Montreal North Spartan Sprint 2019

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Dead End Race Sub Zero 2019

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Rugged Maniac Toronto 2017

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The Montreal Spartan Sprint made its return to Ski Morin Heights for the first time since 2013 for the opening Canadian Spartan Race of the 2019 season. This is Adam Kwitko reporting for Obstacle Racing Media from the North Montreal Spartan sprint weekend. The weekend began with Saturday’s men’s elite heat just after 8:30am followed shortly …

This is Adam Kwitko reporting from Dead End Race Sub-Zero 2019, a 6km OR 12km winter obstacle course race in Parc Angrignon near downtown Montreal. Dead End Race Sub-Zero began with Sub-Zero Apocalypse elite wave at 9am, which saw athletes cover two laps of the 25 obstacle 6km course. So that 50 obstacles over 12kms …

Hey! This is Adam Kwitko reporting from Rugged Maniac Kitchener 2017, Toronto at the Chicopee Ski & Summer Resort, a 5 KM obstacle course race aimed to the average maniac Obstacles at this year’s event included: Barricades Jacob’s Ladder Commando Crawl Show Catcher Trenches Claustrofobia Tipping Point Pack Mule Guillotine Bang the Gong Jump Start …

The Montreal Spartan Sprint weekend, which in previous years was held at Mont Tremblant, featured two days of Spartan Race’s 5+ KM race featuring the following obstacles: Cargo net crawls 8 foot walls Inverted wall Tire flip Hercules hoist Rope climb Through-Under-Over wall combination Sandbag carry Balance beam to to slackline Jerry can carry Barbed …

The inaugural BattleFrog Trois Rivieres was held at the Rushwood permanent obstacle course on Saturday, July 9th, 2016. It rained hard all day, which made for a real sloppy race. BattleFrog is known for it’s challenging and technical courses which include carries, often 2 Platinum Rigs, walls and other military inspired structures some of which feature novice, intermediate and …

2015 Vermont Spartan Beast & Ultra Beast The Vermont Beast and Ultra Beast are THE toughest races of their kind period due to the steep climbs and descents that you’ll only understand if you experience them firsthand, with the possible exception of the upcoming Tahoe Spartan Race World Championships. The Vermont Ultra Beast always has a …

Ottawa Spartan Beast & Ultra Beast 2015   The 2015 Eastern Canada Spartan Race season comes to a close with the Ottawa Super, Beast and Ultra Beast weekend at Mont Ste-Marie and the toughest and longest obstacle race in Canada. The weekend got underway with the 16.3KM Ottawa Spartan Super distance on Saturday with 1,500 registered. But …

Salomon EXO S-Lab TwinSkin Compression Shorts TESTED + REVIEWED The TwinSkin Compression Shorts are Salomon’s premium trail running shorts featured on the expensive S-Lab product line.  Using the science of compression, these shorts are said to stimulate blood flow in your thighs and quads, helping you perform better on long trail runs.  They can also …

Salomon S-Lab Fellcross softground trail-shoe – TESTED + REVIEWED The Fellcross is Salomon’s most lightweight “grippy” trail shoe with a low profile race feel, featuring a 9mm stack height in the heel, 5mm height in the fore foot, giving it a 4mm heel-to-toe drop.  Its tractor-like grip has served me well on mud and snow. …