Overcoming Your Mental Obstacles On The Course

Guest Blog Post By: Bobby Newman, Ph.D., BCBA-D Bobby Newman is a New York State Licensed Psychologist, a Licensed Behavior Analyst and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. He is a marathoner, OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) enthusiast, and AFAA-certified Personal Trainer. Mr. Newman participated in Warrior Dash Pennsylvania 2016. He has published thirteen books and dozens  READ MORE  

Risky Business (the obstacle, not the epic cult classic)

For those unfamiliar with the film, Risky Business, do yourself a favor and watch it some upcoming, rainy, Sunday afternoon. In it, you’ll understand our reference on our obstacles page. When approaching Risky Business, the best path to the other side is not as straightforward as other obstacles you’ll face on the battleground. You sort of  READ MORE  

Participating Turned My Crown in For A Mud Cap

Guest Blog Post By: Megan Riesner Megan Riesner, from Naperville, IL., is a third-year college student at Arizona State University, studying Broadcast Journalism and Sports Journalism. She is a former Miss Illinois Teen USA titleholder for the Miss USA/Miss Universe Organization. Throughout Miss. Riesner’s reign, she had the opportunity to be a part of things  READ MORE  

On Your Mark, Get Set, EAT!

An Illinois-native, Dawn Jackson Blatner is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Dawn is the nutrition consultant for the Chicago Cubs, a food and nutrition blogger with Huffington Post, and a nutrition expert on the advisory board of SHAPE Magazine. She is the author of two books: The Flexitarian Diet, ranked  READ MORE  

Gettin’ Dirt Up My Shirt! Jay Cardiello’s Muddy Experience

Celebrity trainer and recent star of ABC’s “My Diet is Better Than Yours,” Jay Cardiello is a long-time supporter of Warrior Dash and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. After completing a Dash last year, Jay will be back at our New York event this May 21, 2016. He will be leading warm-ups, cool-downs and providing race tips  READ MORE  

Catch o’ the Day

Today’s obstacle feature: Fisherman’s Catch   No, we’re not serving up fresh seafood at this obstacle. (Although that’s an interesting idea…) The goal of this obstacle? Don’t get caught in the net. As water spews in your face and drips down the monkey bar rings across the top of the obstacle, you’re challenged to hang  READ MORE  

Never quit. Never give up. Never surrender. Oh, and spandex.

Warriors, What advice do you have for a First Time Warrior? From packing extra clothes, to never giving up, to having a little liquid courage beforehand (although we encourage post-race beers, we understand sometimes a little hair o’ the dog is what’s needed), what are your top three nuggets of advice? Watch the video for some  READ MORE  

The Battleground Awaits

‘Twas the week before Warrior Dash And all through the course Every creature was stirring Our excitement the source   Thanks to months of planning And years of your feedback We’ve got brand new obstacles And some tasty new snacks   Three new course challenges Plus Warrior Wings, served hot on a plate A wall-mountable,  READ MORE  

The Bearded Sole: Former Warrior Dash Race Director Takes on Guinness World Record

Coming up in just a few short weeks, one of Red Frog Events and Warrior Dash’s former Race Directors, Adam Kimble, will embark on a cross-country journey. Specifically, Kimble is after the Guinness World Record for fastest run across the United States. We’re rooting for him (so much so, that two current Red Frog employees  READ MORE  

Warrior Dash Gives Highest Value

Happy New Year, Warrior Nation! We know some of you are already tired of all of the #NewYearNewMe posts and others of you are kicking ass and sticking to your #GETFIT resolution and cannot WAIT for spring to arrive so you can get out of the gym and into the great outdoors. (For us, it’s  READ MORE