Spartan announces a new partnership with Honey Stinger. You'll find their waffles, gels, and chews on Spartan courses in 2019.
Tough Mudder Inc. has been directed by the United States Bankruptcy Court in Delaware to immediately appoint a Chapter 11 Trustee to manage the operations of Tough Mudder and either facilitate the restructuring of TMI's operations or develop a sale strategy.
January 10, 2020 - Platinum Rig announces the 2020 PLATINUM RIG OBSTACLE RELAY RACE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS taking place on August 1-2, 2020 in the United States. Platinum Rig Events is sparing no expense in order to offer the most innovative World Class Obstacle Race of 2020. This event was created to cater to the top-tier [...]
"While Spartan is also concerned about the negative impact on value that may result from a contested involuntary chapter 11 petition, it appears there may be no alternative for Tough Mudder." - Spartan's statement to Delaware Bankruptcy Court
On January 7, 2020 (the “Involuntary Petition Date”), the Petitioning Creditors filed an involuntary petition under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code against each Alleged Debtor (editor's note: Tough Mudder, Inc.). On that same date, the Petitioning Creditors filed the Motion to Appoint Trustee.
Former TM CEO, Kyle McLaughlin, broke the silence that he has maintained since he left Tough Mudder on 12/20/19 and posted in the Tough Mudder Community Facebook group to "clarify a few things & share a few thanks and thoughts."
Without money coming in through additional investment or outside acquisition and no event registrations, something drastic would have to happen - extremely soon - for Tough Mudder to exist in 2020.
Spartan announces merger with European and Canadian Tough Mudder assets. Stay tuned for updates as we learn more.