Top Five Sports Nutrition Tips for Warrior Dash!

GUEST BLOG POST BY: Brooke Schantz Fosco MS, RDN, LDN, CSSD     Brooke is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. You can view more articles and information from Brooke on her website, Bitchin’ Nutrition. 1) Stay hydrated! Water is the most important nutrient 5K runners can consume on race day. Losing as  READ MORE  

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Where the True Warriors Reign

Guest Blog Post by: Todd Schutte Todd was the top fundraiser during September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Warrior Dash recently sent him to St. Jude to see the direct impact of all his fundraising efforts. Here’s what he had to say about his experience at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN: I was  READ MORE  

What’s New For Warrior Dash In 2017?

Warrior Dash is excited to return to 24 North American locations in 2017! Join us in our 9th season as we add new locations, introduce some fun new obstacles (and the return of many fan-favorites), and encourage you to party like a Warrior at our festival after conquering the Battleground. Remember: anyone 10 years or  READ MORE  

Overcoming Your Mental Obstacles On The Course

Guest Blog Post By: Bobby Newman, Ph.D., BCBA-D Bobby Newman is a New York State Licensed Psychologist, a Licensed Behavior Analyst and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. He is a marathoner, OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) enthusiast, and AFAA-certified Personal Trainer. Mr. Newman participated in Warrior Dash Pennsylvania 2016. He has published thirteen books and dozens  READ MORE  

Risky Business (the obstacle, not the epic cult classic)

For those unfamiliar with the film, Risky Business, do yourself a favor and watch it some upcoming, rainy, Sunday afternoon. In it, you’ll understand our reference on our obstacles page. When approaching Risky Business, the best path to the other side is not as straightforward as other obstacles you’ll face on the battleground. You sort of  READ MORE  

Participating Turned My Crown in For A Mud Cap

Guest Blog Post By: Megan Riesner Megan Riesner, from Naperville, IL., is a third-year college student at Arizona State University, studying Broadcast Journalism and Sports Journalism. She is a former Miss Illinois Teen USA titleholder for the Miss USA/Miss Universe Organization. Throughout Miss. Riesner’s reign, she had the opportunity to be a part of things  READ MORE  

On Your Mark, Get Set, EAT!

An Illinois-native, Dawn Jackson Blatner is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. Dawn is the nutrition consultant for the Chicago Cubs, a food and nutrition blogger with Huffington Post, and a nutrition expert on the advisory board of SHAPE Magazine. She is the author of two books: The Flexitarian Diet, ranked  READ MORE  

Gettin’ Dirt Up My Shirt! Jay Cardiello’s Muddy Experience

Celebrity trainer and recent star of ABC’s “My Diet is Better Than Yours,” Jay Cardiello is a long-time supporter of Warrior Dash and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. After completing a Dash last year, Jay will be back at our New York event this May 21, 2016. He will be leading warm-ups, cool-downs and providing race tips  READ MORE  

Catch o’ the Day

Today’s obstacle feature: Fisherman’s Catch   No, we’re not serving up fresh seafood at this obstacle. (Although that’s an interesting idea…) The goal of this obstacle? Don’t get caught in the net. As water spews in your face and drips down the monkey bar rings across the top of the obstacle, you’re challenged to hang  READ MORE  

Never quit. Never give up. Never surrender. Oh, and spandex.

Warriors, What advice do you have for a First Time Warrior? From packing extra clothes, to never giving up, to having a little liquid courage beforehand (although we encourage post-race beers, we understand sometimes a little hair o’ the dog is what’s needed), what are your top three nuggets of advice? Watch the video for some  READ MORE