Same Epic Venue, Brand New Course
About 50 minutes outside Austin in Bastrop County, Tough Mudder Half Central Texas is making its 2018 home at McMahan Ranch. Can a course get any tougher than this? Seriously, don’t let the farmland fool you - McMahan Ranch has all the mud, tough, and fun you’d want out of a weekend spent outside your comfort zone. Crew up and get ready for a new kind of do-si-do - one that doesn’t require boots, spurs, or a ten-gallon hat, but that’ll leave you breathless and smiling ear-to-ear just the same.
5 miles, 13 obstacles
Ain’t no party like a Tough Mudder Half party cuz a Tough Mudder Half party don’t stop. Crush the mud with your crew then get down with some post-race beers at Tough Mudder Half Central Texas.
Every Participant ticket purchase includes:Headband, Performance Finisher Tee, Beer, Insurance
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Tough Mudder Half Event Day
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.
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. Active.com Participant Ticket*
For bag drop, food, and (more) beer.
*Items 1 and 2 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.
Parking for Tough Mudder Half Central Texas is now on sale. Purchase your parking pass today.
Premium Parking: located onsite directly across from Mudder Village and will have you in the heart of the action in moments. | $30.00 online only.
General Parking:Around a ¼ mile walk to Mudder Village. Save time and money by purchasing in advance. | $15.00 online
Here’s how to purchase:
1. Log into Myevents.active.com (make sure you’ve claimed your registration)
2. Click “Purchase Merchandise”
3. Having trouble? Follow these instructions to purchase your parking pass
General parking is also available on site - $20 cash only.
Handicapped Parking is also available close to Mudder Village. Ensure handicapped pass is visible.
Address: 290 Old Lake Rd., Smithville, TX 78957
Perfectly positioned along the banks of the Lower Colorado River, 30 miles east of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, lies Bastrop, TX. Known for its stunning natural environment and abundant outdoor activities, Bastrop is an ideal destination for getting outside to hike, camp, bike, zip-line, fish, golf or kayak. This small Texas community is home to a bustling art scene and vibrant night life promising an unforgettable escape amid breathtaking nature. Quaint restaurants offer home-cooked meals, art galleries display the creations of local artists and charming boutiques line Historic Bastrop’s streets. Bastrop also boasts a blend of year-round and seasonal dining options with everything from dinner on the porch overlooking the river to exquisite fine dining experiences. To learn more, call 512.332.8900 or visit www.visitbastrop.com.