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71. Color Me Bold with Lynn Hall, Find Your Bold, Best Buddies, and P90X Instructor Certification!

Obstacle Running Adventures

Release Date: 05/14/2018

223. FIT Challenge with Elites, Ultra Elites, and Robb McCoy! show art 223. FIT Challenge with Elites, Ultra Elites, and Robb McCoy!

Obstacle Running Adventures

Mike spent 13 hours in Cumberland, RI covering !  Interviewing, running, interviewing more, volunteering, and interviewing even more! You'll hear from a bunch of athletes including all 6 elite podium finishers, all 6 ultra podium finishers, the race director, and more!  See below for more information with time stamp specifics! 0:00 - 2:14 - Intro 2:14 - 7:06 - Quick News 7:06 - 8:27 - Content Preface 8:27 - 41:14 - Elite Podium (, , , , , , and ) 41:14 - 57:22 - , , and ) 57:22 - 1:14:35 - Ultra Podium (, , , , , and )  1:14:35 - 1:18:44 - 1:18:44 - End - Outro ____ News...

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222. Matt Kempson on Tactical Games, Hyrox, Power Belly, and More! show art 222. Matt Kempson on Tactical Games, Hyrox, Power Belly, and More!

Obstacle Running Adventures

Mike had the chance to talk to one of his top 2 favorite Kempson brothers (not picking sides on this one)! has switched his athletic focus more towards an event called and other than following his Instagram posts, it's not an event that I know much about.  He came on to talk about that event, , his thoughts on , , , , and much more! There aren't many athletes in OCR (or OCR adjacent sports) that I don't like but it's always a pleasure talking to a Kempson! 0:00 - 2:14 - Intro 2:14 - 8:40 - Quick News 8:40 - 9:14 - Content Preface 9:14 - 1:25:21 - Matt Kempson Interview (watch it here)...

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221. BoldrDash Winter Dash with Race Director Lynn Hall! show art 221. BoldrDash Winter Dash with Race Director Lynn Hall!

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Another weekend, another event!  It feels good to be running trail races and OCR again! This weekend Mike volunteered at at the "Wannabe" Destroyer obstacle and had a great time cheering on participants.  Towards the end of the event he set out to sweep the 5 mile course which is when the heavens opened and it rained like it hasn't in months. You'll hear a quick interview with one of the OG OCR race directors, Lynn Hall!  We discuss how this event went as the first time it has been an qualifying event, how the bootcamps has been going, and other events planned for the rest...

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220. FIT 'Rock 5 Miler and 5k Trail Race Recap! show art 220. FIT 'Rock 5 Miler and 5k Trail Race Recap!

Obstacle Running Adventures

knows how to put on great events, both trail and OCR.  Robb McCoy, the race director, has also learned how to put them on safely amidst a pandemic and helps prove that races can safely happen! Mike ran both the 5 miler and the 5k options at the Cumberland Monastery and had a great time at the events.  Unfortunately there was also a lot of anxiety going into an event for the first time in a while which we also discuss. 0:00 - 2:20 - Intro 2:20 - 14:10 - Quick News 14:10 - 21:04 - FIT Challenge Trail Races Recap 21:04 - End - Outro ____ News Stories: ____...

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219. Rat Race USA, and Live Loud Running with Jimmy McCaffrey! show art 219. Rat Race USA, and Live Loud Running with Jimmy McCaffrey!

Obstacle Running Adventures

has been putting on incredible events in Europe for years and Mike has specifically had an eye on their since it began! This is just one style of the many that they have been putting together. Now is starting up with plans to bring similar adventures to Americans!  Their site isn't up yet since this is all relatively new but you should join their to stay up to date! We had Jimmy McCaffrey on the show to talk about himself as an athlete, his current events, plans for Rat Race USA and more! 0:00 - 2:38 - Intro 2:38 - 11:00 - Quick News 11:00 - 11:47 - Content Preface 11:47 - 1:00:49 -...

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218. Hildervat with Race Founder Dan Woods! show art 218. Hildervat with Race Founder Dan Woods!

Obstacle Running Adventures

We had kept our eyes on 's first event last year and they were able to host a successful event during the pandemic! Since their inaugural race was so successful, elites from all over North America have signed up to conquer the Jacksonville Beach Battle on May 22-23!  Show some love to this local OCR by , , and ! 0:00 - 2:22 - Intro 2:22 - 5:47 - Quick News 5:47 - 6:22 - Content Preface 6:22 - 39:25 - Hildervat Interview 39:25 - End - Outro ____ News Stories: ____ Related Episodes: ____  Sponsored Athletes: and ! Write us an email:...

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217. OCRmill 21,000 Feet, and American Ninja Warrior with Evan Perperis! show art 217. OCRmill 21,000 Feet, and American Ninja Warrior with Evan Perperis!

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It's another year for another one of ' Ultra !  This time he decided to take on a version of his OCRmill while wearing a hypoxic generator which effects the oxygen that he will breathe for the full 6 hours of his event, ! Listen to hear how you can , , or cheer him on as he faces off against some pretty gnarly outcomes that could result if he isn't careful! Oh and so that's an additional excited aspect that gets touched on in this interview as well!  , and can also ! 0:00 - 2:09 - Intro 2:09 - 13:43 - Quick News 13:43 - 14:33 - Content Preface 14:33 - 57:55 - Evan Perperis Interview...

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216. Overcome All Obstacles Foundation with Max Fennell, Rea Kolbl, and Ian Hosek! show art 216. Overcome All Obstacles Foundation with Max Fennell, Rea Kolbl, and Ian Hosek!

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Diversity in sports!  Basketball, football, and soccer all have it but why doesn't OCR, triathlon, or other endurance sports?  This is what the aims to change! Elite start lines at obstacle course races are objectively monochromatic which is a massive challenge when it comes to drawing a more diverse group of athletes to it!  , , and all call in for a much needed conversation on this topic. Regardless of your personal beliefs please take the time to listen to this with an open mind.  Changing your opinion due to new information isn't weakness, it is growth!  If you...

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215. Ring Fit Adventure! show art 215. Ring Fit Adventure!

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It's a very different type of episode this week as it is more of a video game review!   is an RPG where you use exercises to traverse across worlds and defeat monsters.  It teaches you great fitness and nutrition tips while providing a serious workout! Mike has been playing this game for the past 50 days and intends to keep playing it.  Is it something you should try?  What was the hardest workout?  How difficult is it?  Is there a story to the game?  Is Nintendo going to sue us for naming our episode after their game?  All except one of these questions...

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214. Colonial Road Runners with Dan Inglis! show art 214. Colonial Road Runners with Dan Inglis!

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Mike reached out to Dan Inglis, the president of , to have him on to talk about the running group.  Mike has been a member for the past few years but hasn't really had much of a chance to get to know the new president so this was a great conversation to get to know him better. This is one of our wicked local focused episodes but we really think that there is a lot to take out of this no matter where you live!  If you do live in the area then we  since everyone we have met are truly awesome people! 0:00 - 2:30 - Intro 2:30 - 9:45 - Quick News 9:45 - 10:16 - Content Preface 10:16...

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More Episodes

Mike and Katelyn finally get the chance to do another event put on by BoldrDash and this was their Color Run and OCR hybrid event! Before you hear about our experience at the event as guides to the Find Your Bold team you will hear from BoldrDash founder Lynn Hall and Find Your Bold board member Erin Doughty, as well as Lindsay, Claudia, Jude, and Bonnie from Best Buddies! 

After the BoldrDash recap you will hear about Alex's experience with getting his P90x Instructor Certification. Before we close we will also touch on some other events this weekend such as Spartyka Wounded Warriors 5k, Boston Spartan Sprint, and the River Run for the Fund! 

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Intro music - "Streaker" by: Straight Up
Outro music - "Iron Paw" by: Dubbest