Important Event InfoAre you the toughest Mudder in the Midwest? This is your chance to prove it. 8 overnight hours. Five-mile course. Seemingly endless event-specific obstacles and all the mud and tough a Mudder could ever ask for. Toughest Mudder Midwest is your proving ground, with big-time prizes and a bid for a spot on course at World’s Toughest Mudder 2018 on the line.
But that’s just the start. The Koenig Sand & Gravel course is full of opportunity for the mad minds at TMHQ. The varied terrain at this event includes lakes, hills, ponds, meadows, and, of course, heaping helpings of sand, gravel, and skinned knees. If you wanna overcome the Koenig grit, you better come to Toughest Mudder Midwest packing some serious grit of your own.
Every Participant ticket purchase includes:Headband, Performance Finisher Tee, Bib, and Insurance
Cash & Prizing
30 Mile Toughest Mudder Patch
Qualify for Contender Category at World's Toughest Mudder
World's Toughest Mudder Contender receives a premium pit location, front start position, and eligibility for cash prizing.
Annual Mileage Awards
$10,000 to the top male & female with the most annual miles. Only the Top 3 2017 performances will be measured
Top 3 Male & Female recieve Tough Mudder kettlebell & WTM Elite Contender Qualification
Top 5 Male & Female qualify for Tough Mudder X Championships
Get on the list
With high demand and limited slots available, enter your information below to get exclusive access to the Toughest Mudder event launches, exclusive new obstacles, course information and prizing details.
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Join 'Probably the Best Team on the Planet'.
Our volunteers are our Most Valuable Players (MVPs)because they help the whole event come together and create life changing experiences for our participants.
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.
Check back closer to event weekend for exclusive hotel information and discounted rates.
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
Please stay tuned for email updates and check back closer to event weekend for detailed parking information.
Welcome To Mudder Nation
All Tough Mudder courses involve teamwork, getting outside your comfort zone and a whole lot of mud. With a wide range of distances and intensities, we have a course for you - no matter what stage you’re at in your Mudder Journey. Take a look. Your next Mudder awaits.