Author

TJ Murphy

The Senior Editor of Spartan Life, T.J. Murphy is a New York Times bestselling author and former editor of Triathlete Magazine. His writing has appeared in Outside, Runner's World and CrossFit.com. A long, long time ago he ran a 2:38 marathon and 4:06 1500-meters within a couple of years of one another. It seems like it was just yesterday, but it wasn't. He lives in Boston with his wife, Gretchen, and their two kids, Milo and Maddie.
Rachel and Candace

Spartan Love: Rachel & Candace

Racing was so integrated within Rachel Rodriguez’ and Candace Leach’s relationship that their televised engagement made considerable sense. Rachel tells their story: Candace and I first met on the Facebook

Serena Williams

Serena Slams Spartan SoCal

Tennis superstar Serena Williams jumped in the season opening Spartan Race in SoCal this past weekend. Global media checked in. CBS noted “Williams pulled out of the Australian Open this