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Dunk Wall

The dunk wall, while not all that challenging, will get you extremely muddy. The idea is to completely submerge yourself into a foul mixture of mud and water and navigate under a wall to reunite yourself with oxygen on the other side.

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Sand Bag / Log Carry

Like the Bucket Brigade, the Sand Bag carry is one of the more challenging obstacles. Although this obstacle doesn't require any amazing acrobatic skills, it will test your intestinal fortitude. Men and women alike will carry a bag filled with sand up and down steep inclines to insure that your legs feel the burn. Like the Sand Bag Carry, there are variations of this obstacle in which you will carry a heavy log around a similar stretch of landscape.

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  • Altra King MT 1.5 Trail Running Shoe Review

    I will admit it, sometimes I am a bit forgetful. Unfortunately, for me, it always seems to happen when I have an Ultra (Ultra Beast for those not up on the new Spartan Lingo) on the horizon. Last year, in Jersey, I decided to run with my goto shoe, the Inov-8 230. The day went on fine, but I started to realize my feet don't like to be crammed up in a shoe for extended periods of time. For the Sunday Beast run, I decided I would tackle the mountain in my Altra Superiors and I quickly remembered how much I loved the Altra trail shoe. I figured it was high time for me to get my foot into another pair of Altras for some late season races in preparation for the demon that awaited, Killington Ultra. With that in mind, I put myself, confidently, into a pair of Altra King MT 1.5's and...

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