Girish Mahajan

The Mud Rush

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Status  Active
Location(s)  Mumbai, Pune, Silvassa
Genre  Adventure festivals
Country  India
Date(s)  August 8, 2015 (2015-08-08)
People  Ajay Prajapati (Managing Director) Jay N Goradia (Marketing Director) Paras Turakhia (Founder & Director)

The Mud Rush (TMR) is an all-terrain marathon style adventure festival held in India. The run takes place at different locations across India. After the run, artists and bands from different countries perform at the event. The first edition of TMR was held at a 7 km circuit near the village of Kolad, Maharashtra and is credited to be India's first obstacle run. On 8 August 2015, the run was held in Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

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History

The Mud Rush is organized by Happy Feet Entertainment and event management company Sheer Management.

The first edition of The Mud Rush was held on 9 February 2009 in Kolad, Maharashtra.

The second edition was organized on a 7 km track around the hills of Jadhavvadi, Pune on 31 August 2013. The concept of the second edition was based on the theme of mobile game Temple Run.

The third edition of TMR was scheduled to be organized on 8 August 2015 at a 5 km circuit around Dudhani lake in Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Tracks

The course for the first edition of TMR consisted of a 7 km circuit with obstacles like 30 feet stacks of hay, water bodies, 8 feet barrier walls, 100 feet stretches of tires, 45 degree hills, fire and ice. The track was designed by the Indian Special Forces team from adventure sport institute Z-Bac under the supervision of Capt Swaminathan.

The track for second edition of TMR was designed on the theme of Temple Run. The track was 7 km long including barriers like high walls, hay, ice water, fire pits and tyre stretches.

Artists performance

After the run, DJs, VJs and bands perform at the event. Notable performers include tyDi, SEQU3L, Dinka, Weekend Heroes, Martin Roth, Urban Breathe, Q.U.A.K.E and Flippers.

Philanthropy

A part of the proceeds from the run go towards an army related NGO.

References

The Mud Rush Wikipedia


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