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More than 100,000 sign up for September obstacle course races in US

3 Oct 2011
With summer winding down, the leading obstacle course races attracted as many as 100,00 sign-ups for September mud runs on American soil.
September Weekly Tallies
Sept 26 – 14,000
Sept 19 – 59,000
Sept 12 – 28,000
Sept 5 – NA (holiday weekend)

This past weekend, the Warrior-Dash held a single-day event in Virginia, while the Spartan Sprint hit Birmingham, UK. The Warrior Dash attracted nearly 6,000.

Upcoming Events
Metro Dash: Boston (October 8)
Tough Mudder: Central Texas (October 8 & 9)
Spartan Sprint (3+ miles; 10+ obstacles): Midwest (October 15)
Rugged Maniac: Denver, CO (October 15)
Spartan Sprint (3+ miles; 10+ obstacles): London, UK (October 16)
Tough Mudder: Virginia (October 22 & 23)
Warrior Dash: Missouri (October 15)
Warrior Dash: No. Cal (October 29 & 30)

See below for this Monday morning’s popularity indicators. The Tough Mudder added over 50,00 fans over the week. Spartan race increased their FB fan-base by more than 20,000.

The Warrior Dash maintains the lead in total number of Twitter followers at 16,310. The Rugged Maniac increased their number of followers by 33, its largest weekly increase over the past two months.
Tough Mudder
FB Fans: 1,074,938 (+50,910)
Twitter Followers: 10,207 (+513)
Warrior Dash
FB Fans: 715,690 (+2,731)
Twitter Followers: 16,310 (+213)
Spartan Race
FB Fans: 572,304 (+20,864)
Twitter Followers: 12,314 (+238)
Rugged Maniac
FB Fans: 74,554 (+1,946)
Twitter Followers: 476 (+33)
Metro Dash
FB Fans: 61,140 (+172)
Twitter Followers: 468 (+6)
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