Tough Mudder obstacle races, mud run, and OCR information, distance, cost, dates, calendar, discounts, obstacles, reviews, and more

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What is Tough Mudder?

Tough Mudder is a team-oriented 10-12 mile (18-20 km) obstacle course consisting of mud and obstacles built to test your mental grit, camaraderie and all-around physical fitness. Tough Mudder puts camaraderie over finisher rankings and is not a race but a team challenge – no winner, no finisher medal, no clock to race against—just an ice cold beer and a few good scrapes from a day spent outside and free from everyday bullshit.

We are for anyone who has ever followed their gut, tried to defy gravity, chosen “dare” over “truth,” taken risks, sought thrills, or is generally awesome at life. Turns out, it’s all been training. We are Tough Mudder.

The Mudder Pledge

  • We understand that Tough Mudder is not a race but a challenge.
  • We put teamwork and camaraderie before our course time.
  • We do not whine – kids whine.
  • We help our fellow mudders complete the course.
  • We overcome all fears.

Here Are the Facts:

FACT #1 – It’s fun. Real fun.

Bring your friends. Bring your family members. Bring that dude in your office that always shows you photos of his cat. The more the merrier. Tough Mudder is not a race, it’s a teamwork-oriented challenge that puts camaraderie over course time.

FACT #3 – Finishing feels THAT good.

“Euphoria” is one word people often use to describe finishing. “Ecstasy” is another. Participating in a team event like Tough Mudder gets people in shape and out of their routines and comfort zones.

FACT #2 – You can do it. Seriously.

With the right amount of training and preparation, you can complete a Tough Mudder. At the start line all Mudders pledge to help their fellow Mudders complete the course and leave no Mudder behind. You are no exception to that rule.

FACT #4 – It gets you pumped up.

Once you sign up for a Tough Mudder, it’s time to start training. Tough Mudder isn’t just about event day, it’s about your entire Mudder journey–from the adrenaline rush of committing to the glory of that finish line beer.



Upcoming Tough Mudder Events

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  • June 10, 2017
    Virginia Tough Mudder 2017
    The Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA, United States
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    Virginia Tough Mudder Half 2017
    The Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA, United States
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  • June 10, 2017
    Sacramento California Tough Mudder 2017
    Gibson Ranch County Park, Sacramento, CA, United States
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  • June 11, 2017
    Virginia Tough Mudder 2017
    The Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA, United States
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  • June 11, 2017
    Virginia Tough Mudder Half 2017
    The Meadow Event Park, Doswell, VA, United States
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  • June 11, 2017
    Sacramento California Tough Mudder 2017
    Gibson Ranch County Park, Sacramento, CA, United States
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  • June 17, 2017
    Whistler Canada Tough Mudder 2017
    Whistler Olympic Park, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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  • June 17, 2017
    Whistler Canada Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Whistler Olympic Park, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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  • June 17, 2017
    Whistler Canada Tough Mudder Canada’s Toughest Mudder 2017
    Whistler Olympic Park, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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  • June 18, 2017
    Whistler Canada Tough Mudder 2017
    Whistler Olympic Park, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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  • June 18, 2017
    Whistler Canada Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Whistler Olympic Park, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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  • June 24, 2017
    New England Tough Mudder 2017
    Mt. Snow, West Dover, VT, United States
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  • June 25, 2017
    New England Tough Mudder 2017
    Mt. Snow, West Dover, VT, United States
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  • July 15, 2017
    Twin Cities Minnesota Tough Mudder 2017
    Wild Wings of Oneka, Hugo, MN, United States
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  • July 15, 2017
    Twin Cities Minnesota Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Wild Wings of Oneka, Hugo, MN, United States
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  • July 15, 2017
    Colorado Tough Mudder 2017
    Copper Mountain Ski Resort, Copper Mountain, CO, United States
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  • July 15, 2017
    Colorado Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Copper Mountain Ski Resort, Copper Mountain, CO, United States
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  • July 16, 2017
    Twin Cities Minnesota Tough Mudder 2017
    Wild Wings of Oneka, Hugo, MN, United States
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  • July 16, 2017
    Twin Cities Minnesota Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Wild Wings of Oneka, Hugo, MN, United States
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  • July 16, 2017
    Colorado Tough Mudder 2017
    Copper Mountain Ski Resort, Copper Mountain, CO, United States
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  • July 16, 2017
    Colorado Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Copper Mountain Ski Resort, Copper Mountain, CO, United States
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  • July 22, 2017
    Long Island New York Tough Mudder 2017
    Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Old Bethpage, NY, United States
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  • July 23, 2017
    Long Island New York Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Old Bethpage Village Restoration, Old Bethpage, NY, United States
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  • August 05, 2017
    Western New York Tough Mudder 2017
    Kissing Bridge Ski Area, Glenwood, NY, United States
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  • August 05, 2017
    Western New York Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Kissing Bridge Ski Area, Glenwood, NY, United States
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  • August 06, 2017
    Western New York Tough Mudder 2017
    Kissing Bridge Ski Area, Glenwood, NY, United States
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  • August 06, 2017
    Western New York Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Kissing Bridge Ski Area, Glenwood, NY, United States
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  • August 12, 2017
    Nashville Tennessee Tough Mudder 5K 2017
    Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN, United States
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  • August 19, 2017
    Toronto Canada Tough Mudder 2017
    Mount St. Louis Moonstone Ski Resort, Coldwater, ontario, Canada
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  • August 19, 2017
    Toronto Canada Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Mount St. Louis Moonstone Ski Resort, Coldwater, ontario, Canada
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  • August 19, 2017
    Northeast New Hampshire Tough Mudder 2017
    New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH, United States
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  • August 19, 2017
    Northeast New Hampshire Tough Mudder Half 2017
    New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH, United States
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  • August 20, 2017
    Toronto Canada Tough Mudder 2017
    Mount St. Louis Moonstone Ski Resort, Coldwater, ontario, Canada
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    Toronto Canada Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Mount St. Louis Moonstone Ski Resort, Coldwater, ontario, Canada
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  • August 20, 2017
    Northeast New Hampshire Tough Mudder 2017
    New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH, United States
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    Northeast New Hampshire Tough Mudder Half 2017
    New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH, United States
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  • August 26, 2017
    Chicago Illinois Tough Mudder 2017
    Chicago Rockford International Airport, Rockford, IL, United States
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  • August 26, 2017
    Chicago Illinois Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Chicago Rockford International Airport, Rockford, IL, United States
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  • August 26, 2017
    Illinois Tough Mudder America’s Toughest Mudder Midwest 2017
    Chicago Rockford International Airport, Rockford, IL, United States
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  • August 27, 2017
    Chicago Illinois Tough Mudder 2017
    Chicago Rockford International Airport, Rockford, IL, United States
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  • August 27, 2017
    Chicago Illinois Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Chicago Rockford International Airport, Rockford, IL, United States
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  • September 09, 2017
    Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Tough Mudder 2017
    Cooper’s Lake Campground, Slippery Rock, PA, United States
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  • September 09, 2017
    Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Cooper’s Lake Campground, Slippery Rock, PA, United States
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  • September 09, 2017
    Wisconsin Tough Mudder 2017
    Road America, Plymouth, WI, United States
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  • September 09, 2017
    Wisconsin Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Road America, Plymouth, WI, United States
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  • September 10, 2017
    Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Tough Mudder 2017
    Cooper’s Lake Campground, Slippery Rock, PA, United States
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  • September 10, 2017
    Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Cooper’s Lake Campground, Slippery Rock, PA, United States
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  • September 10, 2017
    Wisconsin Tough Mudder 2017
    Road America, Plymouth, WI, United States
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  • September 10, 2017
    Wisconsin Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Road America, Plymouth, WI, United States
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  • September 16, 2017
    Seattle Washington Tough Mudder 2017
    Palmer Coking Coal Company, Black Diamond, WA, United States
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  • September 16, 2017
    Seattle Washington Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Palmer Coking Coal Company, Black Diamond, WA, United States
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  • September 16, 2017
    Nashville Tennessee Tough Mudder 2017
    Neal Farms, Lebanon, TN, United States
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  • September 16, 2017
    Nashville Tennessee Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Neal Farms, Lebanon, TN, United States
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  • September 17, 2017
    Seattle Washington Tough Mudder 2017
    Palmer Coking Coal Company, Black Diamond, WA, United States
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  • September 17, 2017
    Seattle Washington Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Palmer Coking Coal Company, Black Diamond, WA, United States
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  • September 17, 2017
    Nashville Tennessee Tough Mudder 2017
    Neal Farms, Lebanon, TN, United States
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  • September 17, 2017
    Nashville Tennessee Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Neal Farms, Lebanon, TN, United States
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  • September 30, 2017
    Dallas / Ft. Worth Texas Tough Mudder 2017
    Viridian, Arlington, TX, United States
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  • September 30, 2017
    Dallas / Ft. Worth Texas Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Viridian, Arlington, TX, United States
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  • October 01, 2017
    Dallas / Ft. Worth Texas Tough Mudder 2017
    Viridian, Arlington, TX, United States
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    Dallas / Ft. Worth Texas Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Viridian, Arlington, TX, United States
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  • October 07, 2017
    Tri-State New Jersey Tough Mudder 2017
    Raceway Park, Englishtown, NJ, United States
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  • October 07, 2017
    Tri-State New Jersey Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Raceway Park, Englishtown, NJ, United States
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  • October 08, 2017
    Tri-State New Jersey Tough Mudder 2017
    Raceway Park, Englishtown, NJ, United States
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    Tri-State New Jersey Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Raceway Park, Englishtown, NJ, United States
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  • October 14, 2017
    Missouri Tough Mudder 2017
    Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, MO, United States
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  • October 14, 2017
    Missouri Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, MO, United States
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  • October 14, 2017
    NorCal California Tough Mudder 2017
    Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA, United States
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  • October 14, 2017
    NorCal California Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA, United States
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  • October 15, 2017
    Missouri Tough Mudder 2017
    Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, MO, United States
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    Missouri Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Missouri State Fair, Sedalia, MO, United States
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  • October 15, 2017
    NorCal California Tough Mudder 2017
    Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA, United States
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    NorCal California Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA, United States
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  • October 21, 2017
    Carolinas Tough Mudder 2017
    Foil Farms, Mt. Pleasant, NC, United States
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  • October 21, 2017
    Carolinas Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Foil Farms, Mt. Pleasant, NC, United States
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  • October 22, 2017
    Carolinas Tough Mudder 2017
    Foil Farms, Mt. Pleasant, NC, United States
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    Carolinas Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Foil Farms, Mt. Pleasant, NC, United States
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  • October 28, 2017
    Central Florida Tough Mudder 2017
    Clear Springs Ranch, Bartow, FL, United States
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  • October 28, 2017
    Central Florida Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Clear Springs Ranch, Bartow, FL, United States
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  • October 28, 2017
    Las Vegas Nevada Tough Mudder 2017
    Lake Las Vegas, Henderson, NV, United States
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  • October 28, 2017
    Las Vegas Nevada Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Lake Las Vegas, Henderson, NV, United States
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  • October 29, 2017
    Central Florida Tough Mudder 2017
    Clear Springs Ranch, Bartow, FL, United States
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  • October 29, 2017
    Central Florida Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Clear Springs Ranch, Bartow, FL, United States
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  • October 29, 2017
    Las Vegas Nevada Tough Mudder 2017
    Lake Las Vegas, Henderson, NV, United States
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  • October 29, 2017
    Las Vegas Nevada Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Lake Las Vegas, Henderson, NV, United States
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  • November 04, 2017
    SoCal California Tough Mudder 2017
    Lake Elsinore Diamond, Lake Elsinore, CA, United States
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    SoCal California Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Lake Elsinore Diamond, Lake Elsinore, CA, United States
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  • November 04, 2017
    Auckland New Zealand Tough Mudder New Zealand 2017
    Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, Ta Kauwhata, New Zealand
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  • November 05, 2017
    SoCal California Tough Mudder 2017
    Lake Elsinore Diamond, Lake Elsinore, CA, United States
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    SoCal California Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Lake Elsinore Diamond, Lake Elsinore, CA, United States
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  • November 05, 2017
    Auckland New Zealand Tough Mudder New Zealand 2017
    Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, Ta Kauwhata, New Zealand
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  • November 11, 2017
    Houston Texas Tough Mudder 2017
    Creekside Edge ATV Park, Splendora, TX, United States
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  • November 11, 2017
    Houston Texas Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Creekside Edge ATV Park, Splendora, TX, United States
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  • November 11, 2017
    Las Vegas Nevada World’s Toughest Mudder 2017
    Lake Las Vegas, Henderson, NV, United States
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  • November 12, 2017
    Houston Texas Tough Mudder 2017
    Creekside Edge ATV Park, Splendora, TX, United States
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    Houston Texas Tough Mudder Half 2017
    Creekside Edge ATV Park, Splendora, TX, United States
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  • March 03, 2018
    Los Angeles California Tough Mudder 2018
    Polsa Rosa Ranch, Acton, CA, United States
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  • March 03, 2018
    Los Angeles California Tough Mudder Half 2018
    Polsa Rosa Ranch, Acton, CA, United States
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  • March 04, 2018
    Los Angeles California Tough Mudder 2018
    Polsa Rosa Ranch, Acton, CA, United States
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  • March 04, 2018
    Los Angeles California Tough Mudder Half 2018
    Polsa Rosa Ranch, Acton, CA, United States
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  • March 17, 2018
    New Orleans Louisiana Tough Mudder 2018
    NOLA Motorsports Park, Avondale, LA, United States
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  • March 17, 2018
    New Orleans Louisiana Tough Mudder Half 2018
    NOLA Motorsports Park, Avondale, LA, United States
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  • March 18, 2018
    New Orleans Louisiana Tough Mudder 2018
    NOLA Motorsports Park, Avondale, LA, United States
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  • March 18, 2018
    New Orleans Louisiana Tough Mudder Half 2018
    NOLA Motorsports Park, Avondale, LA, United States
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  • March 24, 2018
    Arizona Tough Mudder 2018
    Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ, United States
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  • March 24, 2018
    Arizona Tough Mudder Half 2018
    Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ, United States
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  • March 25, 2018
    Arizona Tough Mudder 2018
    Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ, United States
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    Arizona Tough Mudder Half 2018
    Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ, United States
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Tough Mudder Reviews

Average rating: 3.9 / 5 from 30 reviews.

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Too much about the money

Event: TM London West - 6 May
Pros: atmophere, scenery, course length, professional obstacle construction quality, funky monkey and arctic enema were great fun
Cons: far too 'monetized'. Event price high and still have to pay for parking and bag drop. MAIN CON: some obstacles were reserved for Legionnaires, so if it's your first time, expect to be turned away from some of the best looking obstacles (not exactly motivating when you have traveled across borders to get there)
Wont be doing one again due to this fact. They heavily market and advertize, then when you get there, 'sorry, this obstacle's not for you, why not come again next year and you can try it'


May 05, 2017 by Jason

This was my first Tough Mudder and I have to say my coworkers and I had a great time. The obstacles were spaced far apart, but no complaints here. We will definitely do this again next year.


May 23, 2016 by Ben

The course was great (much better than last years spot). The obstacles were pretty good and the lines weren't that bad. Appreciated that they closed some roads to allow traffic and parking. HUGE disappointment goes to the bag check. It was non existent!! They had some guy there, but he couldn't have been bothered to check to make sure folks were taking their own bags. That is something that needs to change now! You can't charge for checked bags and not supply any type of security.

Other than that it was a good time.


Apr 29, 2016 by Jheria

Yes it is expensive but above all one of the best races out there. Very challenging and fun to run. Atlanta is very well organized.

I dislocated my knee on the course (I ran both days) , and the medical was kind enough to drive through Mudder village to get my headband.

Food does need to be cheaper. Parking shouldn't be $10. And no bad check fee. Also, need better spectator routs.

Only obstacle I hated was the beached wale. Very dangerous.


Fantastic once again

Apr 18, 2016 by Mcfly1982

I love this venue and I love what Tough Mudder has brought to the table the @ every event I have attended, This is the 3rd year that Tough Mudder comes to Glen Helen Raceway and it did not disappoint. I was lucky enough to be part of the Superhero wave that day, so my fellow superheroes and I, got 1st dibs at the course. Blockness monster was as good as advertised, Rain man freaked me the hell out, pyramid scheme got me out of my loner comfort zone and finally gave me a chance to team up, and help fellow mudders, and of course King of Swingers rocked the house as usual. They peppered us with 3 miles of hills to begin, then gave us a little breather witha couple of obstacles and then hitting us again w about 2 more miles worth of hills. Luckily, I have been working out losing weight and training so those same hills that kicked my ass last year, were vanquished with minimal pain. The last 3-4 miles were nothing but flat track and obstacles, that were spaced perfectly. The only swing and miss that I can think of was there frequent flyers club obstacle. Didn't really wow me, I was more impressed with fire in the hole and the water slide with flames from previous years. Volunteers were fantastic, I cannot wait to do it again 3 more times this year and yet again in 2017 @ Glen Helen. Oh and the winds made it even more epic. :)


Mixed reviews from a Legionaire

Apr 02, 2016 by Mat
Event Name: Multiple Tough Mudders 

I've had a lot of good experiences at Tough Mudder(s) and a lot of not so good experiences. I find that of the seven Tough Mudders I've participated at, only one they checked the parking pass meaning I wasted $10 on parking numerous times.

One particular Tough Mudder I booked a cabin months in advance(which happened to be on the course), and noticed I would not be able to park on site, but wasn't emailed back at all until I emailed the camp site myself a couple weeks before the event to clarify that situation in which I was refunded the money but had to book a hotel last minute and paid extra.

As far as the event itself, I find that over the last four and a half years since my first Tough Mudder, the amount of obstacles has decreased significantly and Tough Mudder has garnered more towards kids by taking their focus away from providing a challenging course, and more on the kids with the "Fruit Mudder" and by lowering the age limit from 18 to 16.

The t-shirts went from being under armor (which is a significantly more comfortable shirt) for the first hand full of years to cotton in 2015. Although I've never had this problem myself yet (Knock on wood) I've heard countless Legionaires (Multiple time Tough Mudders) are being denied their Legionaire Headband that is promised on the website when completing a Tough Mudder.

(Also, it used to be a 12 mile course which is now a 10 mile course (even though they state its a 10-12 mile course, don't believe it. Its 10 and not 10-12)

The course map has never once been 100% perfect, and I don't expect it to be, but sometimes it wasn't even close. I also wish that the spectator route was more organized so the spectators could take more pictures.

The lines for some obstacles are ridiculously over a half hour wait just to go over some monkey bars.

Lastly for the cons, I have seen numerous reports on the news of how with the money raised by Tough Mudder being as much as it is, less than 60% actually goes to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Now to the pros- I find myself talking to and chatting up with complete strangers sometimes for miles at a time about just anything from where we come from to how many Tough Mudders we've done, to whats the next obstacle. There is never a shortage of mud, and the staff is almost always super friendly and super helpful. I always feel safe when running Tough Mudders. Despite there being more negative things listed than positive, in the end its still an enjoyable challenge- NOT A RACE, and I am proud to call myself a Tough Mudder Legionaire.


Jill, RN

Apr 02, 2016 by Jill Thelen

Our 1st OCR ever and we had a blast!!! The comraderie was outstanding!!! I couldn't have done it without the help of so many complete strangers. Loved every bit of it!!! Can't wait to do our next TM Missouri 2016!!! The cold beer at the end was THE BEST EVER (not sure if it was just THAT good or we worked our butts off and deserved it THAT much). LOL
My sense of pride, once finished, was, & still is, phenomenal!!! Still so proud!!!
The only negative about the event was the cost. Way too expensive but we loved it so much that we're doing it again!!!
You don't have to be in perfect shape to be a part of TM. Just try your hardest and keep on chugging!!!


Nov 16, 2015 by Ben

I would really give it 4.5 stars if I could, because one obstacle (beached whale) deflated and it didn't work. But overall the course was very challenging and very well organized. This is the best obstacle race for me because am less concerned with my time and more interested in camaraderie with others who are testing themselves physically. I especially enjoy the obstacles require teamwork or at least the help of one other individual. I like that everyone takes the Mudder pledge at the beginning that they will be more concerned with helping their fellow Mudder finish than their personal time. The best part of the event is helping someone else who is busting their butt to push themselves harder. Not as solitary as the Spartan Beast; not as physically taxing either. Even if you participate on your own, there are plenty of people who will help you out, and whom you can help in return. Wish there were a couple more weight-intensive lifting obstacles to burn your legs a bit more. Other than those few pecadillos, a great event.


Way too exspensive

Sep 01, 2015 by Dave Malarik

First off the TM I am reviewing was not even on the selection list. It was outside of Pittsburgh PA on Aug 30 2015. Liked the course. Managed ok. Second TM for me and first for my three kids that I registered. Wife came as a spectator. Add the $10 plus tax to park in a grass field and I was well over $600. If I would not have pre registered and signed up that weekend it would have topped $1000. My sons girl friend was not pre registered and it cost her over $40 to show up just to watch......that is just BS. The Tough Mudder is just outrageously over priced. All along I felt I was at least benefitting the Wounded Warrior program....after a little research the evening after the last event I found they contribute nothing to the WW program. Will never regret doing it because the experience will last a life time but with the same money I could take my family to the ocean for a three day weekend. Should not be long before the masses catch on participation drops. Maybe then the cost to participate will fall.


Not worth it - Long Island , NY 2015

Aug 18, 2015 by Marc

The race itself was a great challenge with interesting obstacles, of the 100’s of races I have participated in this event seemed more of a cash grab for your money than anything else - $10 to check bag, $10 to park, $125+ to register, $20 to bring a spectator (plus on-line fees for all or double the price on day of) and you are not even given a bottle of water or food (only beef jerky and protein bar - is a banana or apple too much to ask) after the 2+ hour event! Only food was for sale but I have to admit it was reasonably priced as well as 1 free beer, for sales beer was also reasonable priced. No finishers medal, only a cotton finisher t-shirt with an orange headband and hand towel. The course was challenging for those who might have no experience with trail running. Some of the obstacles were interesting, but some were just piles of mud and not really challenging just dirty. One obstacle was to carry a fellow participant on your back for 25 yards then switch positions (seems a greater chance of injury). The event requires a lot of teamwork which can be difficult if you are alone. Most participants are teams of young millennials. (Great to see young people dismiss the prevailing ideas that they are out of shape and lazy). There was much media coverage of the dangers of this type of event, it seems to me the danger does not lie in the obstacles but in the participants. If you are not in shape for this or overzealous, you can get severely injured. Only saw one male on crutches after the event
Would I attend again, well the race was fun, but it seemed like money-grabbing for very little in return for your dollar. So I probably won't attend a Tough Mudder run event again and wouldn't recommend it to anyone else. Perhaps try an obstacle race organized by a different group. I have done Spartan Stadium Races, Warrior Dashes and Men’s Health Urbanathon.


The Ultimate Mud Run, Obstacle Race and Adventure Race Guide , USA 3.9 5.0 30 30 Event: TM London West - 6 MayPros: atmophere, scenery, course length, professional obstacle construction quality, funky monkey and arctic enema were great funCons: far too 'mon
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