Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    WUBBY82   37,139
SparkPoints
30,000-39,999 SparkPoints
 
 
I'm going to be a Rugged Maniac

Thursday, May 23, 2013

'A' asked me if I want to do the Rugged Maniac 5k obstacle course that will be coming to Phoenix in November. He showed me a video from it. And. It. Looks. Awesome!! I signed up today and am so excited to have something to motivate me to kick some butt in 6 months!!

I'll admit, it's a little scary. There are events that make me nervous. Some obstacles are underground. Some are 12 feet above ground. I'm nervous I won't successfully traverse all of the obstacles on my own. Luckily, 'A' will be there. He promised we're in it together and no one will get left behind. That makes me feel better, knowing I've got my PIC (partner in crime) out there with me.

Time to work on arm strength exercises, core work, endurance, teamwork. It's getting hot here in AZ, so that'll make me push a bit harder and sweat a little more.

I'm excited!!

If you want to read more about it or see if it's coming to a city near you, check out:

www.ruggedmaniac.com/hom
e.html


The video is awesome and got my heart pumping! And the pictures are so fun!

And soon, that'll be me!!!! Eeeeeeeeeeeee!!
SHARE
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

FIRECOM 5/30/2013 3:45PM

    With A at your side and your winning attitude, there is no way you will not conquer this.

Report Inappropriate Comment
JUNEAU2010 5/25/2013 10:38PM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
CHSHULER89 5/25/2013 7:39PM

    Awesome! What a great challenge! Go strong! 2 more weeks until i get to do the Color me Rad race. So excited!! Wish i was 100%, but i am still going to rock it and have some fun!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
GEORGE815 5/25/2013 6:49AM

    So hot in Arizona my Mom is coming to visit in July. Sounds like quite a challenge. Hope you are up for it.

Report Inappropriate Comment
NIKKICOLE83 5/24/2013 8:47PM

    Good for you! You must be a glutton for punishment! I actually thought about doing the Spartan Race or Warrior Dash but the costs is so expensive. Also the warrior dash has a rope bridge you have to traverse over a ravine and I am deathly afraid od bridges. But I would love to do a crazy race that pushes you to the limits. And this gives you something to train for which will keep you on track. Good luck!

Report Inappropriate Comment
BUTTERFLY-1976 5/24/2013 10:51AM

    That looks like SO much fun!! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
CHANGINGSAM 5/24/2013 10:37AM

    Awesome! Happy training!

Report Inappropriate Comment
LADYJ6942 5/24/2013 8:50AM

    You can do it an dhey you've got a partner in crime, lol. It looks similar to the Warrior Dash that I'll be doing in 7 weeks which is my first race period and an obstacle course race to boot - uh oh. . . .

Enjoy!

Report Inappropriate Comment
CWHEATLEY12 5/24/2013 7:33AM

    This sounds like a ton of fun - you are going to do awesome!

Report Inappropriate Comment
MERRY_XMAS 5/24/2013 2:32AM

    emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
BRADMILL2922 5/24/2013 2:13AM

    Looks like fun! Good luck!

Report Inappropriate Comment
RYDERB 5/23/2013 9:39PM

    emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
KATHUGGS 5/23/2013 9:30PM

    Have fun!! I did my first mud run with my husband in February and we are hooked!! We did another in April and have our 3rd coming up in June! I want to do them all!!! And if I was anywhere near Phoenix, I would definitely join you!

Report Inappropriate Comment
RUNNERRACHEL 5/23/2013 8:33PM

    Sounds fun! I know what you mean--I've always been a bit intimidated by mudruns, obstacle courses, etc. I did a women's mudrun and it was SO MUCH FUN! Good to get outside of your comfort zone and do something that stretches you a little! Or a lot!

Good that you will be together.

Have a great time! Kick some butt! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
LYNSEY723 5/23/2013 8:25PM

    Sounds awesome! I'm sure you'll do great!

Report Inappropriate Comment
HHB4181 5/23/2013 8:04PM

    so fun! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
DAWNESS0404 5/23/2013 7:51PM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
FUNLOVEN 5/23/2013 7:30PM

    Good luck with this challenge. I think it is pretty cool that you and "A" are doing it together. I know a couple who did something similar call the Warrior Games. It is not for the week of heart or body emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.
 


Other Entries by WUBBY82