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Being a Mudder℠ is all about taking on the obstacles in your life and the enormous sense of accomplishment that you feel when you overcome them.

New for 2015, King of the Swingers requires explosive leg strength, hand-eye coordination and an extending reach.

If you’re gonna earn your crown on this bell ringer, add these three exercises to your summer regimen.


They say you shouldn’t mess with perfection, but we couldn’t help but update our signature obstacle, Everest, for 2015.

Twenty percent higher with a tough-to-grip rounded top, you’re gonna need these Coach T. Mud-approved training tips to surmount Everest 2.0.


Just like we did last week, this week, we’ll choose one motivating Mudder to receive two Tough Mudder entries at 50% off.

To be considered for this week’s prize, “Show Us Why You Mudder” by uploading your inspiring Mudder story and a photo of yourself to our Facebook page using #CelebrateMudders.


One of 2015’s most team-oriented obstacles, Beached Whale is an immovable mass that stays true to its namesake.

Just because it’s immovable doesn’t mean it’s unsurmountable, however. Incorporate these training exercises into your pre-Tough Mudder regimen to navigate Beached Whale.


In addition to dedicating their lives and time to our country, countless servicemen and women continually take time out of their hectic schedules to support and motivate the Mudders in their community.

Here are a few of our favorite photos of our servicemen and women motivating Mudders nationwide.


Some people commit to Tough Mudder to lose weight and gain confidence. Some run for charity or a lost loved one. Others are just looking to take their weekend warrior status to the ultimate level.


If you thought the first version of Funky Monkey was funky, what 'til you see our bar-raising 2015 update.

To best prep you for the new, tricked-out version of our classic favorite, Coach T. Mud is here to share three FM 2.0-centric exercises with you.


We’ve got some new tricks up our sleeves this Mudder season, and Skidmarked is one of our latest Obstacle Innovation Lab creations.

A new-for-2015 obstacle that requires tricep strength and lower body explosiveness, you won’t get run over at Skidmarked if you adhere to these three Coach T. Mud-approved exercises.


Tough Mudder isn’t just another mud run or challenge, and Chipotle doesn’t just provide great burritos.   

At every Tough Mudder event, and in our Mudders’ everyday lives, we see amazing displays of camaraderie, teamwork and integrity. At TMHQ, one of our core values is pride, and we bring integrity to everything we do.


After months of consulting and planning with the hip-swiveling Coach Theodore Mudhoney, we’re ready to launch our official Tough Mudder 2015 Obstacle Training series.

Featuring think-outside-the-gym training videos highlighting how to best prep for each of our world-class obstacles, our series is full of freakishly fun, Mudder-ready training tips for newbies and Mudder legends alike.

So loosen up those hips, press play and get ready to be Coachified.


May 2, 2015 marks the five year anniversary of Tough Mudder’s very first event at Bear Creek ski resort in Pennsylvania. Needless to say, it’s been a wild, memorable, epic half-decade ride.

Watch how far we’ve come in a few short years, and then get caught up on your Tough Mudder history by visiting our Tough Mudder 5 Year Anniversary Page.


Over the past five years, we’ve realized that Mudders are as diverse as the reasons that drive them to our start line. As we celebrate our 5th anniversary this week, we’re here to run down the top reasons Mudders have committed to the Tough Mudder challenge--and why you should too.


This year, we’ve already sent one contest winner and a friend to Tough Mudder Whistler, and they were so psyched that we wanted to give you Mudders a heads up about another chance to win a trip to TM Whistler for you and three of your friends.

Right now, Tourism Whistler is running a contest offering an insane laundry list of prizes to one lucky Mudder.

The grand prize includes:
  • Round-trip coach air transportation to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


A Tough Mudder course is no stranger to side-splitting creativity, and coming into Tough Mudder Los Angeles, we knew LA Mudders would set the costume bar for the 2015 event season.

Needless to say, we were not disappointed. Here are our top on-course costumes from TM LA.


Did you know a few seconds, a finger and a phone could help you to enter for a chance to win a trip to Australia?

No, we’re not talking about falling in love with a vacationing Aussie on Tinder, we’re talking about Chipotle’s Tough Mudder Text-to-Win Sweepstakes running from April 6 to 26.

During this entry period, simply text MUDDER4 to 888222 (or to 888333 if you’re in Canada) to enter for a chance to win a trip for two to a Tough Mudder in Australia.