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The city of Frederick is tightening its regulation of large outdoor events after last year's chaotic Tough Mudder competition.
Drivers heading up Interstate 270 to Frederick, Md. last Saturday probably wondered out loud "Hey? What's going on? Why is I-270 a rolling parking lot."
Organizers of a problem-plagued, military-style endurance race in Frederick say they're offering refunds or other compensation to thousands of people after the weekend event was cut short.
Organizers of the Tough Mudder 12-mile endurance challenge held Saturday at Crumland Farm in Frederick said they plan on refunding or transferring fees for participants and spectators who paid to attend Sunday's canceled portion of the event.
An endurance competition is expected to bring more than 20,000 people to the Frederick area this weekend.
Frederick is ready to welcome 27,000 people expected to compete in the Tough Mudder endurance competition at Crumland Farm on Saturday and Sunday.