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The 8 Richest Amateur Endurance Races on the Planet

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

For those athletes who are not pro, but wouldn't turn down a green backs for racing well, here are eight of the richest endurance races that can still be won by a non-card carrying pro athlete!

Once a Marine... Now a Spartan

Greg White | Posted 07.09.2014 | Fifty
Greg White

It's good to be alive. Recently, as I boarded a bus in Malibu to compete in one of those Spartan Races, memories of arriving at Parris Island to join the Marine Corps popped into my head. The Spartan Race is as challenging as any USMC event.

You Still Alive? Prove It

Mark Morford | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Morford

Pay to suffer? Happily choose discomfort, electric shock, hypothermia, foul mud, getting smacked in the face by a giant, padded pole by a leering race employee at the finish line, just for the hell of it? Just for a great profile pic? What sort of masochism is this?

Katherine Bindley

Why More Women Are Getting Down In The Mud

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

When Lauren Mundell and her friends planned a girls weekend in Mount Snow, Vt., last May, they chose to spend part of it watching one of the most inte...

My Fearless Challenge: Mountain Biking!

Mina Samuels | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

Now, I knew, knew, knew that I could ride the trail much better than I was. Yet I could not. I knew, knew, knew that the fear was in my head and if I could just let it dissipate, then all would be well. Easier said than done.

Warrior Dash Trend Takes Off, Muddying Millions

AP | By MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 08.13.2012 | Chicago

LONG POND, Pa. -- More than 10,000 people trekked to northeastern Pennsylvania to scale walls, leap fire and crawl commando-style through a mud pit to...

Ambiguously Gay Spartan Race

Posted 07.26.2012 | Comedy

Spartan races are challenges of the most difficult order, testing physical strength, endurance and intelligence through a series of dangerous obstacle...