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Tahmina Kohistani (Afghanistan) - Talk about breaking barriers! Barriers of war, culture, and hijab bans in sport. This sprinter ran against stifling culture, war-torn conditions and insisted on hijab when competing. Inspirational!

Tahmina Kohistani (Afghanistan) - Talk about breaking barriers! Barriers of war, culture, and hijab bans in sport. This sprinter ran against stifling culture, war-torn conditions and insisted on hijab when competing.

Obstacle course racing (OCR) is known as a rough and tumble sport that takes athletes out of their comfort zone. Some obstacles are relatively benign—a mud puddle, or inflatable lily pad, for instance. Others challenge the limits of even the fittest OCR athletes. Presenting five of the world’s most epic obstacles, straight from the demented minds of boundary-pushing obstacle innovators.

The 5 Most Epic Obstacles in Obstacle Racing

Training for your first Spartan, Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash, or other obstacle race or mud run? Here's everything you need to know to start your training off right!

Training for your first Spartan, Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash, or other obstacle race or mud run? Here's everything you need to know to start your training off right! - Best article I have found so far for training for an OCR

Taking on a challenge is a great way to raise funds for a worthy cause. It’s amazing how many people will sponsor others to complete an amazing feat. This year, why not get together with friends an…

Taking on a challenge is a great way to raise funds for a worthy cause. It’s amazing how many people will sponsor others to complete an amazing feat.

The icy breeze of a chilly winter’s morning, 12 degrees Celsius tops, would be enough to send most of us back indoors for a lazy day at home. A bunch of brave adventurers determined to raise …

The icy breeze of a chilly winter’s morning, 12 degrees Celsius tops, would be enough to send most of us back indoors for a lazy day at home. A bunch of brave adventurers determined to raise …

This post isn’t about the importance of hijab, for we are all more than capable of making our own choices and decisions. Rather, it is aimed at those sisters who ordinarily wear hijab, who ma…

This post isn’t about the importance of hijab, for we are all more than capable of making our own choices and decisions. Rather, it is aimed at those sisters who ordinarily wear hijab, who ma…

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Getting the most out of your Mud Run

Challenge yourself

Taking on a challenge for charity

On the second Saturday of April, 44-year-old Mahsa Torabi put on a pair of black running pants and a blue sweater with green reflective stripes. That day, she would become the first woman to ever publicly finish a marathon in Iran. She chose a pink-patterned hijab, and she set out for Naqsh-e Rustam, an ancient necropolis in Fars Province, right across the Persian Gulf from Kuwait.

The Woman Who Broke the Rules and Made History by Running the First International Marathon in Iran