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Challenging the Comfort Zonevia The New York Times
Nolan Kombol, 29, is a course designer and director of innovation for Tough Mudder, a 10- to 12-mile, military-style obstacle course. The courses are constructed in the United States and abroad for specific events, then dismantled.
First ever "Urban Mudder" challenge coming to NYCvia AM New York
The people behind Tough Mudder announced the launch of "Urban Mudder" to take place on Randall's Island on July 25.
Kids Toughen Up at Brooklyn Obstacle Coursevia NY1
A Brooklyn-based fitness company that has been whipping adults into shape with a military-style obstacle courses is expanding to help children, too.
The Making of a Tough Mudder.via Scientific American
In November 2011, I participated in my first Tough Mudder, an event officially billed as a “hardcore, 10-12 mile obstacle course designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie” (and unoff
Tough Mudder 2015: What to Expectvia Men's Journal
The Tough Mudder ethos has always tended toward teamwork rather the individual victory. Participants are not timed and ranked, and the general atmosphere of solidarity in a Tough Mudder event reflects this intention.
Tough Mudder unveils all new obstaclesvia Washington Post
Tough Mudder has set the running world on fire. Since 2010, 1.5 million people have tackled its grueling obstacle courses, each of which spans 10-12 miles and requires traversing terrain filled with flames, mud and live wires. ...
Tough Mudder just got even toughervia The Telegraph
As Tough Mudder introduces a raft of devilish new challenges, Andrew Trotman talks to the man behind the obstacle course 'cult' that's electrifying people around the world
Tough Mudder adds new challenges for 2015via CBS News
Tough Mudder is a 10- to 12-mile obstacle course and one of the world's largest events of its kind. Tough Mudder founder and CEO Will Dean joins "CBS This Morning" to announce the all-new obstacles for 2015.
Tough Mudder Is Changing in 2015—Here’s What To Expectvia SELF
Obstacle course racing has absolutely exploded over the last few year. One race specifically, Tough Mudder, has had more than 1.5 million participants to date, and are expecting 600,000 in 2015 alone.
Mud, sweat and tears: My day as a Tough Mudder crash-test dummyvia Sports Illustrated
When I shared with friends that I was looking forward to getting a taste of Tough Mudder, I didn’t mean that I wanted to eat part of an obstacle, although that, regrettably, is what happened as I navigated an ordeal called the Meat Slab, in which
Best obstacle at Tough Mudder test run is reaching his inner boyvia LA Times
I stood on the 15-foot platform overlooking the lake of fluorescent green muck — wet, tired, freezing, miserable and scared out of my mind — when I suddenly began a conversation with my 12-year-old self. ...
WORLD'S TOUGHEST MUDDER LIKE 'TOUGH MUDDER ON STEROIDS'via ABC 7
There are extreme sports and then there's the Tough Mudder. Tough Mudder is a 10-12 mile obstacle course designed as it says on their website to "test all around strength, stamina, teamwork and mental grit".