Are you Spartan?

I love to run and this past year have really pushed myself to regularly get in the gym to lift heavy things. Being a terrible blogger and a generally disorganized human being, I have yet to post any of my goals for 2014. I have them but they really haven’t gotten any further than swirling around in my head. Besides the obvious running goal of getting faster in every distance I normally race (yes I am super original), I want to try new things and do at least two unassisted pull-ups.

Maybe even climb a rope?

Who am I kidding, the only way I am climbing a rope is if there is a fire below it.

As far as trying new things, I really do want to try an obstacle race. I was excited when the Spartan Race contacted me to talk about an upcoming race, Tampa Special Ops Spartan Sprint.

Tampa Special Ops Spartan Sprint

The race is four miles filled with mud and all kinds of crazy obstacles.

Glad they give out medals and beer at the end. If I have to carry a big rock and get knocked over by some shirtless guy with a stick, someone needs to give me a beer!

They even have a Spartan Workout which is like boot camp on steroids. Would love to try such an intense workout.

Lucky for one of you badasses, the Spartan Race offered me a code for one lucky reader that is a free entry into any 2014 Spartan Race in the continental US in the open heat division. The giveaway will run from January 19, 2014 at 12 AM through January 26, 2014 at 12 AM. The winner will be chosen by Random.org and will be contacted by me with the entry code.
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If you don’t win, click here http://bit.ly/spartanwarrior to generate a 15% discount code. You can even use this discount to enter the Tampa Special Ops Spartan Sprint, which takes place on February 15.

Have you done an obstacle race? Does the mud feel as gross as I imagine it to?

Disclosure: Spartan Race did contact me to spread the word about the Tampa Special Ops Spartan Sprint. I have not been compensated in any way and all thoughts about the Spartan Race are my own.

8 thoughts on “Are you Spartan?

  1. If I had a life do over? Well, I wouldn’t do anything differently prior to the birth of my kids since I wouldn’t want to alter those awesome events in my life. I think it would be my decision to get healthy and start exercising. I waited until I had high cholesterol and pushing 200 pounds before I decided to make a change. Two years and 35 pounds later and I’ve never felt better. I wish I would have started sooner.

  2. If I could have a do-over, I wouldn’t have eaten so much fast food when I was younger. I have digestion issues these days, which I believe may have been from junk food in the past.

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