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Opening Bell: Obstacle Course Racing Popularity (8/15)

15 Aug 2011

With a double dose of the Warrior Dash this past weekend, obstacle course races and mud runs continue their growth.

This week, the Rugged Maniac increased their number of facebook fans by 7% with over 4,000 additional likes over the past week. The Spartan Race may be closing in on half a million facebook fans by next week. The Warrior Dash leads in number of Twitter followers at more than 15,000.

If you’re interested in taking on the Tough Mudder, you could win one free entry if you can guess the date and time when TM will reach one million fans.

Popularity indicators as of this morning before 10 am:

Tough Mudder
FB Fans: 934,715 (+19,675)
Twitter Followers: 8,409 (+256)

Warrior Dash
FB Fans: 699,794 (+3,485)
Twitter Followers: 15,226 (+166)

Spartan Race

FB Fans: 493,257 (+21,177)
Twitter Followers: 11,696 (+88)

Rugged Maniac
FB Fans: 61,041 (+4,048)
Twitter Followers: 376 (+9)

Metro Dash
FB Fans: 59,595 (+796)
Twitter Followers: 459 (+2)

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