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Meet Andre

“Constantly reach for your goals outside of your comfort zone and you will be surprised by what you accomplish.” Andre was the winner of our Father’s Day contest this past June, and just ran his first Battlegrounds race on September

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Meet Kim

“I accomplished so much more than obstacles that day. I am grateful for The Battlegrounds and the amazing experience I had.” Kim spent years looking after her ill son – helping him through a heart transplant and recovery – with

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Meet Angela

“Life is a one-time gift. Challenge yourself and never take it for granted.” After being diagnosed with a chronic illness, Angela refused to accept a new life of regular blood draws, doctors visits and endless testing. She took charge of

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Meet Bryan

“You can never be truly proud of yourself if you never test yourself.” Bryan and his wife are both active duty military, stationed in Omaha, NE. They love to travel to run races and signed up for The Battlegrounds with

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Meet Lauren

“Success is found smack-dab in the middle of the battle – when we decide to push past the ‘suck’ and the ‘can’t’.” An Olympic Taekwondo Athlete & Four-Time Battlegrounds Competitor Lauren battles through life like a balancing act. She is

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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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