News: Recreation

STRI constructs ambitious and sustainable turf racetrack in Saudi Arabia

Global sports solutions provider, STRI Group has recently completed one of the most ambitious projects in its 90-year history – a turf racetrack in the challenging terrain of Saudi…

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Mar 11, 2020 Environment / Recreation / Surfaces / Venues /

 
 

Spartan UK Managing Director sets goals following acquisition of Tough Mudder

The Managing Director of Spartan UK has outlined ambitious plans for Tough Mudder after completing the acquisition of the local affiliate of the stricken company. As reported by Forbes,…

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Mar 8, 2020 Events / Finance / Recreation / Sport /

 
 

World Leisure names Canadian professor as first female chair

The World Leisure Organisation has appointed its first woman Chair - Canadian Professor Joanne Schroeder, along with a newly elected Vice-chair and its re-elected Treasurer. Following an…

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Mar 3, 2020 Education / Parks / Recreation / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Phuket’s Thanyapura Awarded 2020 Fit Reisen Quality Award

The Thanyapura Health and Sports Resort on the Thai island of Phuket has been awarded Fit Reisen’s Quality Certificate in the Category of Health and Fitness for 2020. Awarded for the…

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Feb 28, 2020 Fitness / Recreation / Tourism / Wellness /

 
 

Spartan Race acquires bankrupt rival Tough Mudder

Less than two months after Tough Mudder's creditors in the USA forced it into filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the extreme obstacle race operator has been acquired by rival…

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Feb 28, 2020 ByNigel Benton Events / Finance / Legal / Recreation /

 
 

The 21st International Walk21 Conference calls for papers

The call for papers for the 21st International Walk21 Conference is open until 30th March 2020. The 21st International Walk21 Conference on Moving forward: Smart walkable city is to be…

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Feb 18, 2020 Design / Environment / Parks / Recreation /

 
 

Administrators conclude sale of Tough Mudder’s UK business to Spartan Race

Obstacle-racing company Spartan has completed its acquisition of the UK affiliate of Tough Mudder, announcing that the takeover will allow the mass-participation company to run a full…

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Feb 13, 2020 ByNigel Benton Events / Finance / Legal / Recreation /

 
 

South Korean RCI distributors set to open two Sky Trail attractions

Efforts by RCI Adventure Products global partners, Climb Korea Co., Ltd. and Zipline Korea, Inc. will see two Sky Trail® aerial attractions in South Korea open to the general public in…

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Jan 30, 2020 Attractions / Recreation / Safety /

 
 

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