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Ever wonder what it would be like at a Tough Mudder event? Now's your chance to explore and get a sneak peak at a video created by one of the CVB interns who was onsite to capture the day for participants and spectators at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for Tough Mudder Ohio 2015.
After five years of idling, the short track is ready to be put into gear. Spitzer Motor Speedway, formerly Mansfield Motorsports Park, will host its first racing event since July 2010 when it reopens Sunday afternoon. Gates open at noon Sunday, with hot laps at 1 p.m., qualifying at 3 p.m. and racing at 4:30 p.m. Fans will be treated to some of the fastest short track cars on the planet when the Midwest Supermodified Association headlines the card with a 30-lap feature. Modified vehicles and front-wheel drive cars will offer support races.
Race Season is here, but it's not too late to get season tickets. Enter for your chance to win TWO VIP SEASON PASSES to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. Visit the Mansfield Tourism Facebook page to enter. The contest is sponsored by the Mansfield/Richland County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Top honors in tourism excellence went to six businesses and events that have driven tourism or helped the Bureau enhance tourism in Richland County. “They set standards for excellence that helped grow Richland County’s tourism offerings,” stated Maurer. “They help set us apart from other communities competing for the same visitor dollar.” This year’s winners are:
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Woman shares what it's like to run Tough Mudder for the first time. She says, "Three years ago I witnessed my first Tough Mudder event, as a volunteer for the Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau at Tough Mudder Ohio in Mansfield. I didn’t know what to expect, except from stories I’d heard. Thinking there’s no way I could do this. I’m fit, but not that fit! ” Hear how volunteer Jodie Snavely turned into the runner.
For a third consecutive year, Tough Mudder will host an event in North Central Ohio. The extreme obstacle course made it's home at Mansfield Lahm Airport during the past two events, but Tough Mudder Ohio will receive a change of scenery this year. Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington is the event's new location, and construction is underway to redesign the landscape from race track to mud run. VIEW VIDEO HERE.
Grab your running shoes and start training! It’s official; Mansfield launches a new half marathon event over Labor Day weekend this year. The Spherion Mid Ohio 13ER comes from a community-wide effort to draw attention to drug prevention and treatment, while putting the area on the map with the half marathon running community with a quality race experience. For those starting their fitness journey, there will also be a 5K Fun Run included in the day.
The City of Mansfield Shade Tree Commission has chosen to celebrate our 20 years of being designated as a Tree City USA, with a very special Arbor Day Celebration at the Ohio State Reformatory (OSR). The City of Mansfield Shade Tree Commission was joined by OSR Board members, including Board President Nancy Darby, Executive Director Paul Smith, and representatives of the Convention & Visitors Bureau, Lee Tasseff and Jodie Snavely, as a White Oak was planted commemorating the Shawshank Trail and the filming of the Shawshank Redemption in Mansfield, Ohio 20 years ago.