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Live from the LA Spartan Sprint


This week's episode is live from the LA Spartan Sprint at Castaic Lake last Saturday! I spoke with Ryan Kent, Veejay Jones, James Nair, Timmie Brann, Lauren Taksa, and Natalie Miano all about the race, the competition, and what their goals are for the 2018 season.

Elite Podium:

1st: Timmie Brann & Veejay Jones

2nd: Natalie Miano & Ryan Kent

3rd: Lauren Taksa & James Nair

Voting for Mud Run Guide's Best of OCR awards is now open, and Overcome and Run has been nominated for Best OCR podcast!! Voting ends on December 15th, so please be sure to head over there and vote!

Evan Perperis sent us his book “Strength & Speed's Guide to Elite Obstacle Course Racingto check out. We will read it and get back to you with some additional details. In the meantime, head on over to and check out their new podcast or order the book.

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Jay Bode
Jay Bode
Hey there! I am Jay, the host of the Overcome and Run Podcast. I am a 31 year old active duty Navy Sailor, Obstacle Course Race (OCR) enthusiast, and podcast host. I have been a self proclaimed runner since 2013, and made the switch to OCR's in 2015 and haven't looked back. I am always training and trying new things in the sport of OCR and will be sharing my training successes and failures with my Overcome and Run community. I'll see you all out on the course! Jay

1 Comment

  1. Kyle says:

    Hey Heather, in a couple of the interviews you reverenced something changing with the Twista grips…. you mind posting a picture or something? I’m curious what changed. Thanks, Kyle

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