A New Breed of 5K
Tough Mudder 5K Philly at Plantation Field is much more than just a fun run. TMHQ is bringing the toughest, coolest, obstacle crushin’-est 5K mud run in the world back to the beautiful Brandywine Valley. With plenty of trees and grassy fields it's the perfect spot to experience the new breed of 5K. Get ready for the best obstacles in the industry, and the best weekend of your year.
3 Miles, 13 Iconic Tough Mudder Obstacles
Tough Mudder Philly 5K is 3 miles of best-in-class obstacles, designed for intense teamwork and fun. None does it better than our most iconic obstacle, Everest 2.0, a 13' quarter pipe with a curved top that requires real teamwork to conquer. 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
Epic action. Legendary party.
Stuff you'll get
Other ways to participate
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Step 2: Enjoy epic group chats All. Year. Long.
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Tough Mudder 5K 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*Print it or have it ready on your phone. Registration confirmation is sent from [email protected] or you can login to Active.com to access your ticket.
Complete your account set up here .
3. Card (preferred) or Cash
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. 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, Card (preferred) or Cash.
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.
Hotel and Travel Deals Coming Soon
Running Alone? We’ve got your back. In 2019 all events will have designated Solo Runner Waves so you can meet other lone wolves, form a muddy pack and get goal-crushing.
Here’s how to join:
1. Complete your account setup HERE. Then follow these instructions to Join a Team Post-Registration.
2. Search for team name Solo Runners
3. Join the team and have a blast with your new Mudder teammates.
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