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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

May 2017 Results

Awards Mud runners of the entire 5-mile course in the elite wave are the only ones eligible for awards, which are presented to the top three winners in each category. View All Race Results & Photos You can find all

Men to Watch

After taking a look at the amazing athletes on the women’s side of the field, it’s time to turn our attention to the men ready to toe the line at The Battlegrounds. The 5 mile course ahead of them will

Women to Watch

On May 20, 2017, competitors will be toeing the line at The Battlegrounds Mud Obstacle Course to make a run at the 5 mile course filled with over 30 obstacles.   Many of them will have their eyes set on

What You Need

The Battle Checklist! Get ready, the race is almost here! Please review your Battle Checklist below. If you are in the Elite Wave, please click here. To learn more about the OCR World Championship qualifications, please click here. REMEMBER: Regular

Training Tips For The Big Day: Part Three

The Battlegrounds’ experts provide plenty of helpful hints to prepare for our upcoming May 20 race. Our Battle Corps’ team members all agree – right now is one of the most difficult times of the year to train. The weather

Training Tips For The Big Day: Part Two

The Battlegrounds’ experts provide plenty of helpful hints to prepare for our upcoming May 20 race. Our Battle Corps’ team members all agree – right now is one of the most difficult times of the year to train. The weather

Training Tips For The Big Day: Part One

The Battlegrounds’ experts provide plenty of helpful hints to prepare for our upcoming May 20 race. Our Battle Corps’ team members all agree – right now is one of the most difficult times of the year to train. The weather

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,

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

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

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,