The Tough Mudder Father’s Day Gift Guide

By xavier.niz | June 6, 2019

 

With Father’s Day just around the corner, you’re probably wondering what to get for that mud-loving man in your life. Finding the perfect gift can be tough, but we’ve put together some awesome suggestions for even the most difficult-to-buy-for Legionnaire Dad.

 

BOCO CHEVRON TECHNICAL TRUCKER HAT

Whether he’s pounding out those training miles or just chasing the kids around the back yard, the Boco Chevron Technical Trucker Hat will keep the sun off his scalp and the sweat out of his eyes. This rugged cap is durable enough to survive the toughest obstacles, while the stylish chevron motif will keep him looking good even after a long day on the course. The best part? Just throw the 100% polyester hat in the washer when it hits mud capacity.

Tough Mudder, $22.50

Tough Mudder Boco Chevron trucker hat

 

SPORTLITE ACTION GYM/BODY TOWEL

Whether it’s drying off after a hard workout at the gym or wiping off the mud after a Tough Mudder, SportLite’s Action Gym/Body Towel is the perfect tool for the job. Made of a super-absorbent microfiber, it takes up way less room than an ordinary towel, making it easy to pack into crowed transition bags. Available in a variety of colors, these towels are soft, durable, and suck up more water than his last dip in the Arctic Enema.

YogaRat.com, $14

Yoga Rat Sport + Bath Towel

 

MERRELL ALL OUT CRUSH SHOE 2.0 

Even the greenest racer knows that the most important piece of equipment out on the course is a good pair of kicks. So why not kick off his racing season with a fresh pair of Merrell’s All Out Crush 2.0? This version has more cushion and a Lycra neoprene heel lining to keep his feet comfortable and secure through all those muddy miles. The redesigned mesh upper is great for draining water and the BOA lacing system provides the perfect fit.

Tough Mudder, $100

Merrell All Out Crush Shoe 2.0

 

GROOVE LIFE RING

The Groove Life ring is the perfect accessory for those active-lifestyle loving Legionnaires. Made from 80 durometer medical grade silicone, the ring is super durable and made to be worn in the harshest conditions. The inner ring contains recessed grooves that allow it to breathe, while the band has a low profile that will keep if from getting caught on any obstacles in his path. The best part? Groove offers an unlimited lifetime warranty, so he can keep it through better and worse.

GrooveLife.com, $30

 

PKB PORTABLE KETTLEBELLS

For dads looking to strength-train outside of the gym, PKB Portable Kettlebells are the perfect choice. Available in weights ranges from 15 to 45lbs, the ballistic-nylon bags can be filled with rocks, dirt, sand, or anything else he might find outside. The durable design and soft grip handles make them perfect for most strength-training workouts. Plus, when he’s done, the 10oz bag can be rolled up for easy packing.

Pkbfit.com, $33

 

VIEWSPORT TOUGH MUDDER TRAIN TOUGH TEE

Every dad wants to look good, whether he’s pumping out reps at the gym or picking up the kids up from school. With ViewSPORT's Tough Mudder Train Tough sweat-activated tee, he can do both. This 100% polyester shirt is soft on the skin—but unlike most tee shirts, this one looks even better after a tough workout.

ViewSPORT, $25

 

ROAD ID ELITE+

Ever worry that your road warrior might run into trouble on his next big adventure? Buy him a Road ID and give both of you peace of mind. The bracelet can contain 5 lines of laser-etched text, perfect for listing emergency information like name, phone number, and blood type. And with a variety of colors, finishes, and badges to choose from, the Elite+ is rugged enough for the toughest race and stylish enough for the after party.

RoadID.com, $25 

Road ID Elite + bracelet

NIKE VAPOR ENERGY 2.0 BACKPACK

Hauling gear to the gym or the next race can be a real pain. With the Nike Vapor Energy 2.0 Training Backpack, Dad can tackle this chore like a champ. It features a zippered roll-top opening and large main compartment for easy access to all his gear. Plus, a separate zip shoe compartment is the perfect place to store those mud-covered kicks.  

NIKE, $85

 

EVERY MAN JACK RAZOR KIT

Dads who favor a close shave over a bushy beard will appreciate this kit, which contains all the essentials for the perfect shave: fragrance-free shave cream and post-shave face lotion, chrome razor handle and stand, four razor cartridges, and a toiletry bag. 

Every Man Jack, $30

 

DARN TOUGH LIFESTYLE SOCKS

Skip the classic Father’s Day necktie gift this year and swap it for a nice pair of socks—but not just any socks. Darn Tough’s Lifestyle socks are made from soft, breathable Merino wool that repels bacteria and odor. Fine gauge knitting delivers a performance fit, while the bright colors and bold patterns offer many stylish options.

DarnTough.com, $20

 

MUSCLE HUSTLE FITNESS CRATE

What do you get the mudder who has everything? How about the Muscle Hustle Fitness crate? Not only will he enjoy the SKLZ core wheels and jump rope, but he can power through any workout with the included Hammer nutrition start park. The best part? Watching him try to open the diabolically sealed wooden crate with a tiny crow bar.

ManCrates.com, $80

Muscle Hustle Fitness Crate

 

GARMIN FORERUNNER 945

Is the dad in your life looking to take his training to the next level? Garmin’s Forerunner 945 is the perfect accessory to help him get there. Sure, it's a serious splurge—but this watch is a great companion for those serious all-day runs. It can help analyze and improve his running form, let him sync his favorite playlists as well as store up to 1,000 songs, and features Garmin Pay—so he can leave his wallet at home but still buy a post-run beverage when he's done.

Garmin, $600