Same Awesome Venue, New Course
As high flying as the airport it’s built upon, Tough Mudder Chicago Presented by Merrell is one of our flattest and fastest North American courses.That means it’s easy, right? Wrong. What this course lacks in elevation it makes up for in multiple gauntlets of brand-spankin-new 2016 obstacles.
10 – 12 Miles, 20+ Obstacles
Diverse and dirty, this Windy City sidewinder of a course will take you through sprawling fields, vegetated woodlands and riverside trails.
Every Participant ticket purchase includes:Headband, Performance Finisher Tee, Beer, Insurance
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Be a Badass Boss. Make the executive decision to take team building to the most epic level imaginable. Rally the troops and start your team journey today. Nothing bonds a team quite like mud.
- Private Team Tent
- Catered Lunch
- Extra Beer
- Private Bartender, Masseuse, Hot Tub - if you can dream it, we can do it.
Make your Tough Mudder experience even more memorable by running and raising for a cause. Fundraise for a charity of your choosing by setting up a fundraising page and sharing it with everyone you know today.
An awesome 1-mile obstacle course for adventurous kids 7 - 12 years old
Cheer on your Mudders and enjoy our action-packed Mudder Village base area
Tough Mudder Half Chicago
Too Tough for your friends? Get them to sign up for Tough Mudder Half Chicago
Get the Mini Mudder Family Package and make it a day out for the whole family. You get 2 Mini Mudder entries + 2 Spectators, with over $30 in savings.
- Mini Mudder entries + 2 spectators
- 1 mile of mud and the craziest obstacles around
- Finisher headbands for all Mini Mudders at the finish line
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If purchasing an individual Mini Mudder ticket, accompanying adult or guardian must have a valid spectator ticket, purchased online for $20 plus fees, or $25 on event day. There is also a fee for parking on the day of the event.
Join our team of Tough Mudder Volunteers (MVPs) and create a life-changing experience for yourself and others.
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All participants and spectators must sign a waiver in order to gain entry to the event.
Save time: print and sign your waiver before arriving on site. Waivers will be posted in this page week before event weekend.
Day-of Event Registration
On-site participant registration will be based upon space available.
If members of the same team are assigned to different start times, the entire team is permitted to join the latest start time assigned to a team member. Participants may not move to an earlier start time.
PLEASE NOTE: Wherever possible, participants have been assigned to the closest available start time to what they requested when registering for the event. However, due to demand, participants may find that they are not in the start group time they had requested. Please do not contact us requesting a time change.
What to Bring On Event Day
Either print your EventBrite ticket(s) or download the EventBrite app to display your tickets on your phone when you arrive at check-in.
Print and sign your waiver before arriving on-site. This will speed up your check-in process.
A valid photo ID is required to verify your registration. Your ID must have your picture. You will not be allowed in without proper identification, defined as a government-issued ID with name, signature, photo and birth date such as a driver's license or passport.
Don't leave your ID in the car – you'll have to go back and get it.
Bring a pocket full of cash for concessions, beer & merchandise. ATMs will be available in the base area, but we strongly recommend you bring cash with you - ATM service could be interrupted, leaving you sad and hungry.
Normal running shoes. Spikes or cleats are strictly prohibited.
Gloves and hat (if weather is cold).
Warm/dry clothing to change into after the event.
Costumes. Creativity. A sense of humor.
Optional: Hydration system filled with water, not beer.
Not optional: Please arrive fully hydrated and take advantage of water stations on course.
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Please stay tuned for email updates and check back closer to event weekend for detailed parking information.
Shop official Tough Mudder gear on site. We have a merch tent in Mudder Village full of everything you need. In the meantime, beat the crowds and shop online at the Tough Mudder Gear Shop