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Running Tough Mudder? Beware Not To Ingest The Water

Many people these days are participating in ‘tough mudders’ to stay fit in a fun way. But they may want to practice keeping their mouths shut.

05/07/2014

Screen capture of Avi Sengupta, a Tough Mudder participant who died during the obstacle course race. (Credit: WJZ-13)

Tough Mudder Death Involving Md. Man Prompts Lawsuit

A Maryland woman whose son drowned last year along an obstacle course in West Virginia has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the organizers of the Tough Mudder event.

05/06/2014

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Safety Of Tough Mudder Race In Question Following Md. Man’s Death

The safety of an increasingly popular race is in question after a Maryland man is killed during the “Tough Mudder” race.

11/14/2013

Screen capture of Avi Sengupta, a Tough Mudder participant who died during the obstacle course race. (Credit: WJZ-13)

Tough Mudder Makes Safety Changes After Participant’s Death

Organizers of an obstacle course in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle say they’ve changed some safety procedures for this weekend’s event, including the oversight of a large water pit involved in a drowning six months ago.

10/17/2013

Screen capture of Avi Sengupta, a Tough Mudder participant who died during the obstacle course race. (Credit: WJZ-13)

Some Question Tough Mudder Response After Participant’s Death

Tough Mudder tragedy. An Ellicott City man drowned during the endurance race last spring. Now some are questioning rescue efforts after the sheriff releases video of those critical moments after that man went missing.

09/02/2013

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Tighter Rules Follow Frederick Tough Mudder Chaos

The city of Frederick is tightening its regulation of large outdoor events after last year’s chaotic Tough Mudder competition.

05/03/2013

Screen capture of Avi Sengupta, a Tough Mudder participant who died during the obstacle course race. (Credit: WJZ-13)

Hospital Turns Patients Away Due To Influx Of ‘Tough Mudder’ Injuries

An area hospital was forced to turn away patients when it became overwhelmed by people needing care after participating in a recent Tough Mudder event.

04/25/2013

Screen capture of Avi Sengupta, a Tough Mudder participant who died during the obstacle course race. (Credit: WJZ-13)

Death Prompts Review Of W.Va. Tough Mudder Endurance Event That Killed Md. Man

Organizers of an endurance challenge are reviewing protocol following the death of a competitor from Maryland at an event in West Virginia.

04/24/2013

Screen capture of Avi Sengupta, a Tough Mudder participant who died during the obstacle course race. (Credit: WJZ-13)

Ellicott City Man Dies Participating In ‘Tough Mudder’ Obstacle Course

A popular endurance race ends in tragedy when an Ellicott City man dies after an accident on the Tough Mudder obstacle course.

04/23/2013

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W.Va. Investigating Death Of Md. Man In ‘Tough Mudder’ Event

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 28-year-old Maryland man who had been competing in an endurance course in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle.

04/22/2013

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2nd Day Of Obstacle Race Course Canceled

Traffic and safety concerns combined with bad weather led to the cancellation of the second day of a two-day obstacle-course race in Frederick.

09/09/2012

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Endurance Event To Attract 20K People To Frederick

An endurance competition is expected to bring more than 20,000 people to the Frederick area this weekend.

09/05/2012