January 10, 2020 - Platinum Rig announces the 2020 PLATINUM RIG OBSTACLE RELAY RACE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS taking place on August 1-2, 2020 in the United States. Platinum Rig Events is sparing no expense in order to offer the most innovative World Class Obstacle Race of 2020. This event was created to cater to the top-tier [...]
On January 7, 2020 (the “Involuntary Petition Date”), the Petitioning Creditors filed an involuntary petition under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code against each Alleged Debtor (editor's note: Tough Mudder, Inc.). On that same date, the Petitioning Creditors filed the Motion to Appoint Trustee.
Former TM CEO, Kyle McLaughlin, broke the silence that he has maintained since he left Tough Mudder on 12/20/19 and posted in the Tough Mudder Community Facebook group to "clarify a few things & share a few thanks and thoughts."
Without money coming in through additional investment or outside acquisition and no event registrations, something drastic would have to happen - extremely soon - for Tough Mudder to exist in 2020.
Fondue of Fun? Ooey-Gooey Goodness? How do you describe an awesome 5k / 5k with chocolate bars mid-race and a bowl of hot chocolate and chocolate-dipping sweetness at the end?
Gear-testing is one thing - but being fully immersed in a product line for a full year is another story altogether. Brett highlights many of the products from Inov8 that he wore throughout the year including OCRWC, NorAm, and #5keveryday.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from hosting major international sporting competitions for four years - what does that mean for World OCR with their FISO OCR World Championships to be hosted at the Rosa Khutor Ski Resort in Sochi, Russia on September 17-20, 2020.
The sport of OCR is contracting - yet Spartan appears to be expanding. After gobbling up Warrior Dash, launching Spartan Trail, and partnering with La Ruta MTB race, our resident expert in all things OCR looks ahead to where Spartan will be by 2023.