If fitness is on your 2014 calendar you will want to put all of those painstaking workouts to use. To test your fitness in a way that will be fun and memorable Tough Mudder is the competition to enter. Tough Mudder events are hardcore obstacle courses designed to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie, what more could you ask for.
Tough Mudder offers some of the most innovative courses and has had over one million inspiring participants worldwide to date while raising more than $6.5 million for Wounded Warrior Project. Tough Mudder is the premier adventure challenge series in the world. In 2014, Tough Mudder will host more than 60 events in countries worldwide.
If you are looking for a challenge, “Probably the Toughest Event on the Planet” Los Angeles event (held in San Bernardino, CA) is just around the corner, March 29th and 30th. Here are a few facts to help inspire you to give Tough Mudder a try.
FACT #1 – Marathon running is boring.
And the only thing more boring than doing a marathon is watching a marathon. Road-running may give you a healthy set of lungs, but will leave you with as much upper body strength as Keira Knightley. At Tough Mudder, we want to test your all-around mettle, not just your ability to run in a straight line, on your own, for hours on end, getting bored out of your mind. Our obstacle courses are designed by British Special Forces to test you in every way and are meant only for truly exceptional all-around people, not for people who have enough time and money to train their knees to run 26 miles.
FACT #2 – Mudders do not take themselves too seriously.
Triathlons, marathons, and other lame-ass mud runs are more stressful than fun. Not Tough Mudder. As hardcore as our courses are, we meet you at the finish line with a beer, a laugh, and a rockin’ live band. It’s pretty hard to take yourself seriously when you’re covered in mud and have just finished an obstacle called ‘Just The Tip’, so please don’t show up at a Tough Mudder without a sense of humor. Just check out the ridiculous team costumes in our event photos to get a feel for the spirit of Tough Mudder.
FACT #3 – You cannot complete a Tough Mudder course alone.
To get through mud, fire, ice-water, and 10,000 volts of electricity you’ll need teammates to pick you up when your spirits dip. To get over 12 foot walls and through underground mud tunnels, you’ll need teammates to give you a boost and a push. Tough Mudders are team players who make sure no one gets left behind. To that end, all Mudders℠ are expected to uphold our ideals and exhibit teamwork and camaraderie both on the course and off it. All participants are asked to join us in reciting the Tough Mudder pledge before starting each event.
The Gift of Mud registration includes:
- Entry to a select 2014 North American Tough Mudder event of your choosing, with insurance and all fees covered for the participant.
- A Tough Mudder Orange 21oz Podium Bottle from Camelbak to quench your thirst while training.
- A Tough Mudder Bottle Opener Keychain so they can remember the event every time they crack open a cold one.
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Winner will be chosen from all valid entries on February 1st, 2014, All decisions by Splash Magazines Worldwide are final.
For more information on the prize and how to purchase one, visit the Gift of Mud