JoggingJeans.com: Welcome to the Jarty

The three little words I LOVE to hear?

“You were right.”

You should listen to me more, People. One, because I AM right a lot. And, two, because I like to hear those words.

I told you that you should all do your mud runs in denim. Turns out, it is so much fun that a new word has been invented.

WDWarriorDashHaving someone lift your leg while wearing short jorts is a bit dangerous, dontcha think?

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I think he knows my answer

MrMarcusEsquireMThese photos were take before and after the Iowa Games sponsored Mud Run on June 15, 2013. Thanks, Marcus!!

Don’t know what to wear for your next obstacle race or mud run? Try JEANS!

DougSmith

Doug Smith ran the Devil Dash in Boulder City, Nevada last month. The Devil Dash is a 5K course featuring mud, barbed wire, and other obstacles. He wore Levi’s jeans and found that they helped avoid rope burns, cuts, and scratches during the obstacles.

He wrote to Levi’s: I finished with only a few minor abrasions. With just exercise clothes or shorts, those abrasions would have been bleeding lacerations from sharp rocks and parts of the obstacles I came in contact with. The 510s™ are excellent because of the tight fit. And given the stretch they have, they didn’t impact my ability to run or go over/under/through the obstacles.

I have worn that pair of 510s™ about 800 days now, over three plus years. They weren’t even damaged during the event, even though I was crawling on hands and knees in rocky sand and mud and scraping across ropes.

And the mud did not penetrate the outer layer or the jeans. I was clean on the inside!

Follow Doug’s lead. Wear jeans for your next obstacle race or mud run. And, as always, send me pictures of your muddy, denim-wearing self.

Race number, check. Running shoes, check. Purple sparkly leotard, check. Jeans, check.

Just recently I was thinking that JoggingJeans.com needs more photos of girls in jeans. Our ratio of boys to girls is about 2:1.

And then yesterday I met Cori. She sent me these pictures from the Columbus Hell Run held this past September. Yes, she is wearing jeggings (I TOLD you!) and a sparkly gymnastics leotard.

And here she is in the most awesome race action shot EVER:

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