Training: Equipment

If you want to be the best you need to train like the best with the best tools. Here is a list of some of the equipment we train with and highly recommend purchasing (we even threw in a couple of discount codes). If you order from one of these companies, let them know the MudGear-Hannibal Race Pro Team sent you.

Exercise & Race Apparel: 


MudGear has the clothing you need to get ready to train and race. Socks, shorts, compression shorts, race jerseys, lifestyle t-shirts and more!

Head over to and let them know the Pro Team sent you!

Training: Mental Performance

Learn from OCR Pro Sarah Grippi-Snyder by exploring her workbook available for order or get customizable training from her off her website 3GX.

Visit the 3GX Website

Training Plans

If you are looking for comprehensive training at a value that is impossible to beat for all distances of OCR including the four mile 25 obstacle Conquer The Gauntlet., then this book has that for you. It comes with; nutrition advice for daily life and race day; 12 training plans (beginner, intermediate and advanced) for four different distances (from 5k to 24 hour); obstacle specific techniques; how to stay motivated; and interviews with some of the best OCR athletes in the world. Pick up a copy of "Conquering The Gauntlet" here in our online store.

If instead you want just a list of workouts that you can plug into your existing schedule, you are going to want a copy of "CTG Pro OCR Workouts To Go", also now available in our online store.

If you are looking to prepare for endurance OCR, then you are going to want the only book completely focused on endurance OCR: Mud Run Guide's Ultra-OCR Bible.

Mud Run Guide's Ultra-OCR Bible is now available in digital too.

Looking for something a little less structured? Check out Pro Team OCR Workouts To Go digital book.
Pro Team OCR Workouts to Go provides 75+ workouts that you can plug into your schedule to maximize your Obstacle Course Racing performance regardless of where you are. Each chapter has 5-10 workouts that are broken down by either topic or by availability of equipment. Whether you are stuck in a hotel gym, only have access to a treadmill, working out on a track, have minimal equipment or a full ninja gym at your disposal, this book will give you a great list of workout options.

Whether you are training for the 4+ mile Conquer The Gauntlet, the 10 mile Tough Mudder, your Spartan Trifecta, Savage Race, Indian Mud Run or planning an Ultra-OCR (multi-lap endurance OCRs that range from 5-24 hours in length), you will find a workout in here that can help you crush your goals.

Chapters include:
VO2max Workouts
Lactate Threshold Workouts
Staircase Workouts
Sandbag Workouts
Hotel Gym Workouts
Playground Workouts
Gym Workouts
Functional Fitness Gym Workouts
Unique Locations (Ninja, Climbing, Obstacles)

Rig Grips

We've used multiple grip rigs over the course of our careers.  The importance is in variety and style.  You never know what grips you'll encounter on race day so train on a mix of holds from different brands.  The variety will leave you more adaptable and more capable.