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Meet Team: We’ve Got The Runs

“Don’t back down from challenges. If something scares you, that is likely the exact thing you should do.” Meet We’ve Got The Runs This team of 20 conquered The Battlegrounds together for this first time this past May. We spoke

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Meet Tonya

“I am a fighter, and because God has given me my health and my life, I want to give back.” A Mother, Powerlifter & Now, Mud Runner After watching her mother, mother-in-law and aunt all fight breast cancer – Tonya

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Meet Kayla

“If you are not challenging yourself, then you are not living up to your true potential.” From 300+ lbs to Roller Derby, CrossFit and The Battlegrounds Kayla’s friends may describe her as determined, but we would describe her as unstoppable.

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Meet Megan

“Everything happens for a reason and through every storm comes a lesson learned.” After an injury that left Megan unable to run, she struggled with an eating disorder and depression. Running was her identity and without it, she had trouble

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Meet Halii

“A family that battles together, stays together!” Halii ran her first Battlegrounds race in 2015 and couldn’t wait to conquer the course a second time. Early in 2016, she became pregnant with her first child. Excited for this new journey,

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Meet Chris

“Nothing is going to be given to you in life. Everything that is worth anything needs to be worked at.” Two years ago, weighing over 400 pounds, Chris made a decision to change his life and become the best version

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Meet Chuck

“Keep plowing straight ahead, regardless of what is put in front of you.” Chuck celebrated his 60th birthday on May 21st of this year by conquering The Battlegrounds 5 mile course. He takes on life with the attitude that no

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Meet Elysa

“Stand up for yourself and be true to who you are, even if it’s a struggle.” Elysa’s Journey After overcoming hurt caused by bullying, she has found confidence in herself and her strength – both internal and physical. To Elysa,

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Meet Mud Floppers

“The world can hand you your accomplishments – or you can fight for them yourself, knowing in the end you earned them.” Meet Mud Floppers This team of 13 conquered The Battlegrounds together for this first time this past May.

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Meet Hot Toddies

“Never be scared of goals you want to accomplish – especially if you have people who would be willing to help you accomplish them.” Meet Hot Toddies This costume-loving team is proof that life is better when battled together! They

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Meet Shawn

“In life we have two options: Coast by and just go through the motions, or take risks and fight your way to the top. Do the things that seem hard or scare the crap outta you, and enjoy the reward

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Meet Joshua

“Nothing is more valuable in life than something you had to ‘battle’ to obtain.” Joshua is on a journey – using obstacle racing as a tool to overcome personal battles. What 3 words would your friends use to describe you?

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