World’s Toughest Mudder: Gear List

Last December, I completed one full lap of the inaugural World’s Toughest Mudder event held at Raceway Park, NJ. While I was disappointed that I didn’t make my 24-hour goal, I was still pleased to have been a part of this epic mud-fest. I met some amazing people and had a lot of fun, despite [...]

When it comes to cold water diving, there’s definitely some debate out there as to whether or not earplugs cause more harm than good. Generally, they are not recommended for scuba diving where increased depths and water pressure could drive the earplug further into the ear canal. Another common view is that earplugs may create [...]

March 31, 2012 10K Mud Run Update: Get 20% off at check-out when you register with the Promo Code: mudrunmaniac When: Saturday, November 5, 2011 First Heat: 9:00AM Where: YMCA Camp Ockanickon – Medford, NJ Distance: 10k (6.4 miles) Participants: 500 + Charity: YMCA – The Strong Kids Campaign Temp at Start Time: 40 degrees [...]

TOTW: Cold Water Torture

Last week’s nor’easter reminded us all that winter is a lot closer than we think. Hibernators will soon be snuggled up in layers of wool blankets and fleece sweatshirts, struggling to keep the chill in the air from reaching the slightest sliver of skin. But mud run maniacs are not hibernators. Instead, we not only [...]

As the winter months approach, mud run maniacs keep on mudding. Running through frigid temperatures is tough enough as it is, but doing so drenched in icy cold mud is an entirely different animal that you need to prepare for. Before you head out to your local sporting goods store and exit with a cart [...]