Author Archives: Margaret Schlachter

Margaret Schlachter

About Margaret Schlachter

Margaret Schlachter is Founder of She has been part of the OCR Community since 2010. When not working on the next article she can be found running from race-to-race. She is Editor-in-Chief of She authored the book Obstacle Race Training.

So You Want to Start a Podcast…. 5 Steps to Get You Started


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Ep. 90 – Vanessa Gebhardt – Survival Run Champion, Obstacle Racer, and Freeletics


Vanessa Gebhardt of Freeletics recently won overall at Fuego y Agua Survival Run Nicaragua. She joins the podcast to talk about what motivates her and what it means to win one of the toughest races on the plant. Continue reading

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Ep. 89 – Alix Brossette of Link Endurance


Alix Brossette is one half of the team behind the website Link Endurance. As a … Continue reading

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Ep. 88 – Tod Brilliant – Founder of The Super Nice Club


Tod Brilliant joins the podcast this week to talk about creating the Super Nice Club, what it means to be Super Nice, and how we all can be a little nicer to one another, possibly changing the world in the process. Continue reading

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Ep. 87 – Natalie Miano – Obstacle Racing Mother and Nutrition Coach


Natalie Miano is the woman behind the scenes of standout OCR elite racer, Mark Batres- until it’s time to toe the line. She balances the busy life of a wife, mom to her 5- and 3-year-old energetic boys, and Nutrition Coach with Born Fitness with training for OCR and has mastered optimal training with limited time. Continue reading

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