Dirt in your skirt blog

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Posted on November 18, 2015 by Margaret Schlachter
  As we stood on the start line for the 5th edition of World’s Toughest Mudder, thousands took a moment of silence for those across the world dealing with the horrific aftermath of the Paris and other bombings. We stood in silence, and next to me a couple had a......
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Posted on October 1, 2015 by Margaret Schlachter
In a couple hours, I head to the airport for the quick hop from Salt Lake City to Reno, Nevada for this year’s Spartan Race World Championships. It will be my 5th trip to a Spartan Race World Championships. This time of year always makes me pause and remember all......
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Posted on September 7, 2015 by Margaret Schlachter
What happens when life throws you a situation when you are forced to deal with all the things that make you uncomfortable? What happens when you have no other option than to look that one insecurity in the face? Just about a week and a half ago I got a......
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Posted on August 27, 2015 by Melanie Blenis
Talking with friends the other day, the subject of ‘that thing’ came up. ‘That thing’ refers to that which keeps us from being our best, most healthy selves. It is a thing of sabotage, feelings of inadequacy or worse. It is that thing that causes, in spite of knowing what......
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Posted on June 18, 2015 by Jackie Rust
  At my very first Spartan Race in 2010 I came across a zig-zag balance beam and incorrectly assumed that it was going to be no problem. It was not until my next Spartan Race that I encountered the balance stumps and once again I was doing burpees. I concluded that something as simple......