News Looking for Something Tougher than a Tough Mudder? Coming Soon in 2017 – Toughest Mudder. Author: Tough Mudder August 3, 2016 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Toughest Mudder is the newest extreme obstacle course concocted by our team of mad minded course designers. Looking for a way to bridge the gap between the 10-12 mile Tough Mudder courses and Worlds Toughest Mudder, the gruelling 24 hour race, Toughest Mudder is the answer adventure junkies seeking the a challenge that lies between the two. Video of L5DjenznP8w At Toughest Mudder, runners will be given 8 hours to complete as many laps as possible on a 5 mile course of around 20 obstacles. The courses will feature classic Tough Mudder obstacles, along with a blend of unique and enhanced obstacles. Did we mention that it will be run through the night? With a start time of midnight, Mudder’s will lace up for an ass kicking in the dark between the hours of midnight and 8am. Like World’s Toughest Mudder, only venues with the best terrain for offering an extreme and unique experience will host the event. Toughest Mudder will be open to both competitive athletes and non-competitive Mudders alike. However, for elite athletes looking to get their hands on the $100k grand prize at World’s Toughest Mudder, Toughest Mudder will be a qualifying race. Cash prizing will be distributed to the top: Male, Female, and Team, who can run the most laps in an 8 hour period, starting at $4,000 for the top Male & Female, and $10,000 for the top team of (2) or more. Other prizes will be distributed by overall mileage achievements of 25, 40, and 50 miles. But wait, there’s more. We’ve dropped the news and lifted the veil on Toughest Mudder, but what does that have to do with CBS Sports Network? This fall, tune in for a 3 part series covering the stories of participants as they make their way to the 2016 World’s Toughest Mudder course. In 2017, all 6 Toughest Mudder events will be filmed as a series culminating to the 2017 World’s Toughest Mudder showdown. Start training now, we’re just getting started. And in case you haven’t heard – it’s time to step the f*ck up.