August 4 & 5, 2018

Western New York

Last Chance. $10 Off. Use Code: 5K10

Event Overview

5Miles 13Obstacles
10Miles 20Obstacles
3Miles 10Obstacles
A New Breed of 5K

Welcome to Tough Mudder 5K Western NY, the only 5K mud run sporting the best obstacles in the industry. Seriously, the 3-mile course at Tall Pines ATV Park is practically made for muddin’. But make no mistake; this isn’t any ordinary fun run. This is a 5K run on ‘roids. Tough Mudder 5K Western NY is your chance to go wild, and have the best weekend of your season.

3 Miles, 10 Iconic Tough Mudder Obstacles

This ain’t your grand-daddy’s fun run. Tough Mudder 5K Western NY is 3 miles of best-in-class obstacles, designed and selected by our crew of genius engineers for max levels of fun and intense teamwork. None does it better than our massive finisher obstacle Happy Ending, presented by Merrell, a slippery juggernaut of epic proportions that requires real teamwork to conquer. That means even if you arrive alone, you’ll always finish Tougher Together. Bust through the finish line and the party keeps going. Grab a frosty cold beer, listen to music, hang with your new best friends from course, and soak in that sweet first taste of Tough Mudder.

Western New York 2018

Saturday, August 4, 2018
Sunday, August 5, 2018

Tough Mudder TM5K Western New York Video

Stuff you'll get

Action Photos Performance Finisher T-Shirt Green Finisher Headband Ice Cold Beer

Other ways to participate

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VIP Corporate Packages

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Ever thought about running a Tough Mudder for free? Find out how you can join a team to take on a Tough Mudder and fundraise for a great cause.

Support our official charity partner, Team Rubicon.

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Tough Mudder's Charity Family

Choose from the 100+ organizations in our Charity Family who do amazing work for those in need..

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Mudder Passes

Don't want to stop at just 1 event? Get more Mudder action and big savings when you buy a regional or season pass.

Regional Pass

Buy a Tough Mudder Regional pass and get access to any 3 North American events of your choice (for less than $90 per event).

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Seasonal Pass

Take on as many events as you want with our North American Season Pass (for less than $20 per event). Buy now, choose later.

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Tall Pines ATV Park
1812 Jones Rd.
Andover , NY , 14806
United States
New York US
Travel Time

Rochester: 1 hour, 35 minutes.
Buffalo: 2 hours.
Syracuse: 2 hours, 40 minutes.

Tough Mudder TM5K Event Day

create your team

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? Complete your account setup here. Then follow these instructions to create/join a team or manage your team.

Event Day

Start Times

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 Ticket*

Print it or have it ready on your phone. Registration confirmation is sent from [email protected] or you can login to to access your ticket. Complete your account set up here .

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.

5. Cash

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.

Bag Drop

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.

Hotel & Travel Deals

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Saturday Parking

General Parking - $15.00 online or $20 CASH onsite- General Parking is a 15 minute walk from Mudder Village. Save time and money by purchasing in advance.

Address: 1812 Jones Road Andover, NY 14806

Sunday Parking

General Parking - $15.00 online or $20 CASH onsite- General Parking is a 15 minute walk from Mudder Village. Save time and money by purchasing in advance.

Address: 1812 Jones Road Andover, NY 14806

Here’s how to purchase:

1. Log into (make sure you’ve claimed your registration)
2. Click “Purchase Merchandise”
3. Having trouble? Follow these instructions to purchase your parking pass

Handicapped Parking: is also available close to Mudder Village. Ensure handicapped pass is visible and make your way to premium parking.


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


Fully immerse yourself in the Tough Mudder experience by pitching your tent, RV or camper at beautiful Tall Pines ATV park just 1.5 miles from course. Don’t get in your car and drive all the way home after an epic day of obstacle conquering badassness, keep the party going at your campsite for just $10 a person. All you have to do is show up at 4PM on Friday for set-up and we’ll even throw in a FREE general parking pass for event day. Seem too good to be true? Yup - but make no mistake, this is 100% real and an absolute no brainer.

Visit to reserve your camping spot and have the best weekend of your summer.