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Obstacle Course Races: Participation & Popularity (9/5)

5 Sep 2011

Being a U.S. holiday weekend, the Spartan Sprint hit the UK. September should be a busy month for obstacle course races on American soil.

Upcoming Events
Warrior Dash:  Ohio (September 10)
Oregon (September 10 & 11)
Spartan Sprint (3+ miles; 10+ obstacles): Pennsylvania (September 10)
Rugged Maniac: Louisville (September 10)
Tough Mudder: North California (September 17 & 18)
Metro Dash: Chicago (September 24)

See below for Labor Day’s popularity indicators. The pace picked up from last week as the Tough Mudder and Spartan Race attracted over 10,000 additional fans each. The Warrior Dash still holds the lead in number of Twitter followers with over 15,000.

Tough Mudder
FB Fans: 969,048 (+11,751)
Twitter Followers: 9,078 8,871 (+207)

Warrior Dash
FB Fans: 707,053 (+2,176)
Twitter Followers: 15,719 (+170)

Spartan Race
FB Fans: 534,964 (+13,159)
Twitter Followers: 11,935 (+41)

Rugged Maniac
FB Fans: 69,276 (+3,017)
Twitter Followers: 425 (+14)

Metro Dash
FB Fans: 60,657 (+268)
Twitter Followers: 460 (+3)

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