CEO and founder of Jellyfeet, Ron Wright, participated in the BattleFrog Race in Minneapolis, MN on May 21. Wright wore Jellyfeet throughout the course of the race.
“I was glad I was able to incorporate Jellyfeet. It wasn’t something that was faked or staged,” said Wright.
The BattleFrog Race was inspired by Navy Seals. The obstacles and challenges presented to contestants participating in the race are a reflection of what the Navy Seals and the United States Military servicemen and women’s training is like. It tests people’s strength and agility. The race is run by former Navy Seals.
“It definitely is spiritually, emotionally, and physically rewarding,” Wright said.
Participating in the race was suggested to Wright by a friend and since he considers himself an active and competitive person, Wright agreed.
“I was happy with the course. The experience was remarkable and the results were quite pleasing as well,” Wright said.
Wright was set to race with others in his age group. He placed fifth in the ‘Open Event’ which had over 585 participants. His time was 54 minutes and 12 seconds.
Wearing the Jellyfeet helped Wright with the actual race, as well as the aftermath. He wore the Jellyfeet inside his shoes.
“I knew I’d be running through water and I didn’t want my socks to be completely drenched,” Wright said.
After the race, Wright wore his Jellyfeet in the public showers. He applied moisturizer to his feet, utilizing the Jellyfeet. He also cooled down in his Jellyfeet. Then, he used them to drive home instead of having to put his dirty shoes back on.
“My Jellyfeet were my post-race solution for walking around, cooling down, stretching, and driving home,” Wright said.
Written by: Sara Peterson, Journalism and Editorial Intern for Jellyfeet