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Will Dean Concedes To Bankruptcy Process – Kyle McLaughlin And Creditors Hopeful For Faster Resolution

This morning Will Dean filed a Notice of Consent To Order For Relief And Appointment of a Chapter 11 Trustee. The motion states that he  "...will cooperate with the trustee to preserve value for the creditors" and that the Board "consents to a sale … [Read More...]

Obstacle Race Reviews

Spartan Central Florida Beast 2019

Central Florida Beast   December 7th 2019 in Mulberry, Florida Venue: Sunshine and Quick Times The repeat venue of the Mims Co. Ranch in Mulberry, Florida was shined upon by the ideal weather for a Spartan Race of any kind. With a low in the mid fifties increasing to the low seventies by mid day […]

Epic Series Phoenix

OCR and Crossfit, Crossfit and OCR. The two seem to go hand in hand as many OCR types train in Crossfit gyms and many Crossfitters can be seen running on the obstacle course race circuit. So how does a hybrid event combining the two sound to you? Well, to me it sounds pretty damn interesting […]

Obstacle Racing Podcast

Grit Coaching

Grit Coaching with Faye Stenning and Jess O’Connell

Faye Stenning, one of the best female obstacle racers around, and Jess O’Connell, an Olympian runner and record holder come on the show to discuss their platform, Grit Coaching. Did we mention Lindsay Webster just chose them as her strength program coaches for 2020? Let’s dig in! Todays Podcast is sponsored by: The best grip […]

Obstacle Discourse with Davis and Chace

Tough Mudder and Spartan legal update. #TechCorner and more. – Obstacle Discourse with Davis and Chace

Obstacle Discourse with Davis and Chace – A weekly news show with Josh Chace and Matt B. Davis discussing items of the week for Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and all other OCR related news. This week’s topics: Tough Mudder and Spartan legal update. The new 24 hour Rig Championship. #TechCorner and more. Show Notes: Support […]

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Tough Mudder Bankruptcy Case

First Court Date Set In Tough Mudder Bankruptcy Case

We finally have the first date on the judicial calendar for the Tough Mudder Chapter 11 Bankruptcy case.  Chief Judge Christopher S. Sontchi will hear from the parties at a status hearing on Friday, January 24th. The creditors and Joe Desena had hopes to be heard as soon as this week, but were unable to […]

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Will Dean Concedes To Bankruptcy Process – Kyle McLaughlin And Creditors Hopeful For Faster Resolution

This morning Will Dean filed a Notice of Consent To Order For Relief And Appointment of a Chapter 11 Trustee. The motion states that he  “…will cooperate with the trustee to preserve value for the creditors” and that the Board “consents to a sale of the business to Spartan Race Holdings. Inc., via a court […]

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Tough Mudder Sale To Spartan Getting Closer?

Kyle McLaughlin, former CEO of Tough Mudder, wrote Tough Mudder ambassadors with a message of hope this afternoon. The post informs the community that he has been working behind the scenes with Spartan CEO Joe DeSena on a solution to get Tough Mudder back in business. A week ago, 3 creditors filed an involuntary bankruptcy […]

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Leaked Tough Mudder Document Sheds Light On Tough Mudder Case

At 12:50pm EST today a confidential source sent us the resignation letter from Giles Chater, the former head of UK Tough Mudder. One week ago, Giles sent the letter to Will Dean and several staff members listing his reasons for stepping down as Managing Director. The letter alleges Mr. Dean may be the reason the […]

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World’s Toughest Mistakes By TMHQ?

Over my seven previous World’s Toughest Mudder (WTM) races I’ve seen a lot of changes. Some of these changes are made during the race and others happen year after year. However, a number of these alterations could actually be considered poor decisions or ones made as a knee-jerk reaction to things happening as the race […]

Is Your Business A Hobby

You Don’t Have A Business, You Have A Hobby.

I sell advertising for our media company. It is how we pay most of the bills around here. The phrase I have heard the most from our potential customers in the last 7 years from new companies we speak with are “We don’t really have a marketing budget”. Which prompts me to think “You don’t […]

I Miss The Good Ole Days Of Obstacle Racing

The 2019 Obstacle Racing season is well underway, and from what we’ve seen so far, both participation rates and TV viewing numbers are at record highs. Well, that’s just peachy, I guess. I should congratulate Spartan. They’ve done the unthinkable: taken a cheesy fad and made it mainstream, leaving opposing companies face-down along the road […]