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Vermont Spartan Beast – Photos and Details

If you haven’t read my previous summary of the Vermont Spartan Beast, it might make sense to do that now.  You can also check out Cameron’s article on the Super Spartan.  In this article, I’ve got photos plus some description of the obstacles for you! Three notes: a) many of the photos are NOT of me or my team...
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The Vermont Spartan Beast – Summary and Lessons Learned

Those of you who have been reading for the past couple of months have heard about the Spartan.  Cameron did his Super Spartan in Carolina in early summer and I did the 12-miler Beast with some friends in Vermont last weekend. This article will have 3 sections: Summary/Highlights Lessons Learned Details of the Experience, with Photos Summary This was...
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Cameron’s Spartan Experience

Cameron’s Spartan Experience… Cameron did the Spartan in The Carolina’s the weekend of June 25th.  Here is his first-hand account… The race was intended to be approx. 8 miles with 15 obstacles.  The fastest times were intended to be around 80 minutes.  It ended up being (after adding the turns) about 10 miles and 19 obstacles (+/- 1, depending...
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Spartan Training Plan – Draft

I did a quick write-up for my team mates to jump-start our Spartan training.  See previous post on the Spartan Race for context. This is far from complete, and is just some basic principles.  As I’ve mentioned, each of our 5-person team is coming with completely different strengths and weaknesses so this is just to get us all on...
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Spartan, Anyone?

UPDATE:  Other articles in this series on this site are: The Vermont Spartan Beast – Summary and Lessons Learned Spartan Training Plan – Draft Vermont Spartan Beast – Photos and Details More forthcoming, including Tough Mudder training Some of you may have seen some recent discussion over at the forum on The Spartan: http://leanlifters.com/forum/goals-and-motivation/spartan-race/ This is one of those...
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