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.
Mudders are inspired to embark on their journey for a slew of reasons – to simply bond with friends, fundraise for a cause, or overcome personal challenges. For John Glines, an auctioneer in California, it was an opportunity to dig deep and find out just how far he could push past his preconceived boundaries of mental toughness.
If we told you that a four-year-old Aussie has completed two Tough Mudders, you’d probably wonder what’s going on over at Tough Mudder Australia headquarters in Melbourne.
But fear not: Roxie, the youngest Mudder to cross our finish line, is not of Australian citizenship but breed, and her owner, Army Staff Sergeant Desiree Rincon of Tampa, would never dream of putting her in harm's way.
After Global Mudder 2014 put Tough Mudder in the international spotlight, we decided to go even bigger in 2015. On the weekend of September 12 and 13, thousands of Mudders across the United States, Germany, the UK and Australia tackled Tough Mudder’s 10- to 12-mile world-class obstacle course and proved, once again, that Mudder Nation is a global force that’s here to stay.
Here are our top photos from Global Mudder weekend.
On July 25, we introduced Tough Mudder's Cousin in the City, Urban Mudder, to the world. At Randall's Island in New York City, thousands of Mudders, including Coach T. Mud himself, gathered to take on the very first 5-mile Urban Mudder course. So how'd it go down?
Watch episode twelve of Coachified and find out.
In honor of 2 Million Mudders crossing our finish line, throughout the month of August, we'll be highlighting the personal fundraising efforts of inspiring Mudders. To learn more about running and raising for charity, visit our official 2 Million Mudders page.
They say a picture’s worth a thousand words. But look at any photo of Kai Madden running a recent Tough Mudder and a thousand questions probably come to mind.
A few months ago, two Australians won a trip to one of Tough Mudder's most famous destination events - Tough Mudder Whistler. In today's episode of Coachified, Coach catches up with his Aussie mates after the finish line and encourages them to keep the training going.
Think finishing World's Toughest Mudder as a team is glory in itself? Indeed it is, but this year we've partnered with Cellucor to kick things up a notch - okay - 100,000 notches. If you and your team of 4+ complete 100 miles or more at WTM 2015, we're giving you $100,000.
Read on about Jason Rulo's journey through WTM 2014 and hear about the trials and tribulations of what is undoubtedly THE WORLD'S TOUGHEST COURSE.