The safety of an increasingly popular race is in question after a Maryland man is killed during the “Tough Mudder” race.
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.
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.
The city of Frederick is tightening its regulation of large outdoor events after last year’s chaotic Tough Mudder competition.
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.
Organizers of an endurance challenge are reviewing protocol following the death of a competitor from Maryland at an event in West Virginia.
A popular endurance race ends in tragedy when an Ellicott City man dies after an accident on the Tough Mudder obstacle course.
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.
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.
An endurance competition is expected to bring more than 20,000 people to the Frederick area this weekend.