The Year’s Top 5 Most Memorable Patriotic Photos

Published on July 3, 2014 by Matt Alesevich

Americans are a proud and creative bunch, and we’re proudly reminded of this every single time we sift through an event album on the Tough Mudder Facebook page. See for yourself—hardly a handful of photos can pass without finding the Stars and Bars displayed in the most ingenious of places.

So in honor of the 4th of July, we’re bringing you some of the most memorable appearances of Old Glory on course at Tough Mudder over the past year.

MARCHING ON


A wounded warrior runs with the American flag at Tough Mudder Virginia 2014.

LEAP OF FAITH


A Tough Mudder Virginia 2014 Mudder plunges off Walk the Plank in a pair of patriotic pants.

SHOCK AND AWE


A Mudder runs through Tough Mudder’s final obstacle, Electroshock Therapy, with the flag held high at Tough Mudder Chicago 2014.

FACE OF FREEDOM


A Tough Mudder Arizona 2014 participant wears his pride on his face.

HEAD, WHITE ‘N’ BLUE


Two red, white and blue-headed Tough Mudder teammates stare down Electroshock Therapy at Tough Mudder Minnesota 2013.