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Spartan Races Galore in Thailand — 2020!

I’m sitting in front of an executive at one of the biggest banks in Thailand and abruptly he says, “registration opens tomorrow!” It was a random comment at the time since we had been discussing the ever-so-annoying-coronavirus, but I shifted my attention to him…

Next Vacation & Spartan Race: Taiwan!

You read it correctly. Your main man, who goes by the name of Arsenio Buck, is reentering Spartan after a bit of a hiatus. When I was trekking through the foothills in Hua Hin, sucking in dust particles like it was oxygen, I told…

Spartan Bag for The Beast

On the dawn of the monster, let’s take a look at what’s important for a Spartan Beast! Essentials Hydration Pack Energy Gels Protein Bar Two pairs of socks Arm sleeve of some kind to protect you Sunscreen Compression (shirt and shorts) Distance running shoes…

Questions & Answers: Why The Spartan/Tough Mudder Competitions?

It was a perfect question at a perfect time.  Back in 2015, I put my mind, body and spirit to the test.  In one of the most difficult races of my life, I saw everything flash before my eyes: ewwwww! Black man! Negro! Pimp!…

Ramble of Positivity: 5th Anniversary In Thailand

It’s been an unbelievable 5 years.  Wow, how can I even put it into context. I will try highlighting this through pictures. First Three Years You understand where my focus was, right? 2013-2015 were the rough years with lots of racial influences, advertisements, and…

Evaluating My Spartan Score

So I was practically top 25%, and almost 20%, in all categories.  If I look at the time, it’s not that good.  I don’t know exactly what happened during the race, but the obviously made it to be very difficult for attaining a good…

Spartan Race: Seminyih, Malaysia…ACHIEVED! But……

WHAT. A. RACE. Where should I begin? Let’s me take you from the beginning so I can provide some flow. I arrived maybe around 9:15 to the station KTM – Kajang station.  This was nearest to the super rural area the where the race…

Flights/Hotels/Spartan Tickets Booked – Training Commenced

To give everyone a nice little update on the upcoming trip to Malaysia, I’m EXCITED! I haven’t left the country since Maldives last year.  Does anyone know how long it’s been?! Although I’ve now left a very forgettable neighborhood, the “fun and hobbies” portion…

Spartan Race Achieved!

What a magnificent Spartan Race and well-organised to say the very least. After doing a Spartan Super in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia back in July, I had my doubts of how prepared Thailand can be – given the history of such events that have happened…

Spartan Race Looming Large!

This will be the first ever Spartan Race in Chon Buri, Thailand and I’m not even worried.  For the most part, there’s a huge underestimation of the race happening within my mind that will sneak up on me. Malaysia Was A Rude Awakening I…