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
Ready to leave the ordinary behind and make some fresh muddy memories at Tough Mudder Chicago? You’ll do all that and more when you tackle classic Tough Mudder mud run obstacles and brand new 2017 upgrades. Ordinary won’t know what hit it.
Every Participant ticket purchase includes:Headband, Performance Finisher Tee, Beer, Insurance
Add Registration Protection: Includes Ticket Protection for a worry free purchase. Find out more.
Don’t want to stop at 1 event? Save big when you buy a 2017 Tough Mudder Regional Pass and get access to any 3 North American events of your choice (for less than $90 per event). Or take on as many events as you want with our 2017 North American Season Pass (for less than $20 per event). Buy now, choose later.
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.
Ever thought about running a Tough Mudder for free? Support our our official charity partner, Team Rubicon, or choose from the 100+ organizations in our Charity Family who do amazing work for those in need. Find out how you can join their teams to take on Tough Mudder and fundraise for a great cause.
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.
Want to run the course at the same time as your friends and family? Make sure to create your team no later than two weeks before the event (two Monday’s prior). If you do not create or join a team by this date, we will not be able to guarantee the same start time for you and your teammates.
Need help on how to create or join a team? Click here.
Please arrive 45 minutes before your assigned start time to ensure you can park, check in, drop your bag, and get to the Warm Up Zone 20 minutes before your start time. START TIMES WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. For more info, visit our FAQ page here.
PLEASE NOTE:Due to high demand, some participants have been assigned a different start time than requested. Please do not contact us directly as we will not be able to accommodate changes.
What to Bring
1. A valid photo ID*
Don’t forget it in your car.
2. Signed waiver*
Print it and bring it with you.
3. Participant Eventbrite Ticket*
Print it or have it ready on your phone.
4. Start Time Confirmation Email*
This will be sent along with your start time the week before the event, but if you don’t receive it, click here to look up your time.
For bag drop, food, and (more) beer.
*Items 1 - 4 are necessary to enter event.
What to Wear
At all events, we suggest wearing normal running shoes – spikes and cleats are strictly prohibited, but Merrell shoes are highly encouraged. Dress in comfortable clothing (or a costume that will make you more stylish on course) and bring dry clothing to change into once you’re done.
If it’s cold, gloves are recommended. If it’s hot, sunscreen is a necessity. No matter what the weather is, make sure to come hydrated and take advantage of water stations on course.
If you don’t plan on traveling home muddy, you’ll probably want to bring a change of clothes. Stop by the bag drop tent to store your belongings while you’re on course. $10, CASH ONLY.
Mini Mudder is a 1-mile muddy obstacle course designed for Tough Mudders-In-Training. Start waves will be every hour on the hour from 9am - 11am and 1pm - 4pm. Sunday, waves will be at 9am, 10am, 11am, and 1pm. Children must be at least 42 inches tall and accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.
Click here for exclusive rates to turn an awesome event day into a full weekend experience with your fellow Mudders.
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