Mark Batres won World’s Toughest Mudder 2021 with more miles than anyone has run at the race. It was his first time competing at WTM.

Mark joins the show to talk about his race and what it means to him to win his first major OCR championship. Mark also talks about the recent Spartan pro tier system and whether he thinks he was ranked accurately. (He agrees with it. Kinda.)

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Welcome to the World’s Toughest Podcast, where we talk about any Obstacle Course Race you’d like, as long as it's World’s Toughest Mudder. Each week we talk to members of the WTM Community and share stories of success and failure in the single greatest event in OCR. We are the Number One rated Obstacle Course Racing podcast in the world according to Apple Podcasts and Thank you. The Worlds Toughest Podcast is a production of Contender Media and is not affiliated with Tough Mudder or TMHQ. Opinions expressed are those of the host and guest and are not necessarily the opinions of Tough Mudder. But they might be.


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