A by-the-numbers look at Edna's Tough Mudder event
Jan. 31, 2012 at 3:04 p.m.
Updated Jan. 30, 2012 at 7:31 p.m.
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From rope climbs to icy crawls and even electrified wire, thousands made their way to Edna last weekend for the Brackenridge Recreation Complex's Tough Mudder competition.
But just how many showed up and how long did the race take? Patrick Brzozowski has the answers.
Brzozowski, general manager of the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority, shared a by-the-numbers account of the event Tuesday morning at the Victoria Economic Development Corp. Victoria Partnership meeting.
Here's a look:
4,250: Estimated number of Tough Mudder participants
1,900: Estimated number of event spectators
240: Volunteers working the event
200: Dollars on average Tough Mudders paid to participate, including food, travel and more
65: Paid event staffers
50: Paid medical emergency support personnel on site
24: Days it took to construct the Tough Mudder course
20: Tough Mudder staffers who came to facilitate the event
9: States represented by event participants
3: Average number of hours it took for participants to complete the Tough Mudder course