Run Tough Mudder For Free

Our Volunteers are the driving force behind our events and create amazing life-changing experiences for our Mudders. Every Volunteer receives a discounted event entry, exclusive swag and complimentary food throughout the day. Becoming a Volunteer is a great way to experience the world of Tough Mudder and spread some good vibes while you’re at it.


Volunteering at a Tough Mudder comes with a bunch of free and discounted perks.

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Discounted Tickets

Volunteer for a full day and receive a FREE Tough Mudder ticket or get 60% off when you Volunteer for a half day shift.

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Exclusive Swag

Look the part in one of our famous orange Volunteer shirts and MVP hats. Free when you start your shift.

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A Muddy Community

Join probably the best team on the planet. Our volunteers are called Mudder MVPs (Most Valuable Players) are an amazing community that are integral to every single event.

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Up All Night

We have unique shift options across our overnight Toughest Mudder and World’s Toughest Mudder events. A Volunteering experience like no other.

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How It Works

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Pick the Tough Mudder event that suits your schedule.
Choose Your Shift
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Read the role descriptions below and select what excites you.
Join The Team
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We’ll see you at your shift where you’ll be briefed and ready to roll!
Shift Details
Check out what’s involved in some of our most popular shifts
Start Line
Someone’s got to send them off into the mud – make that moment count.

Finish Line
Love mudder hugs & high fives? The course is the place for you as thousands of Mudders pass by.

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You’re the last thing they’ll see before their well earned finisher beer. Make that moment count.

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Check In
Even Mudders have questions. Be that friendly face with all the knowledge.

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Mudder Services
Passionate about Guest Experience? This is perfect for you.

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Mudder Experience
You are the utility player of volunteering. You’re talented in all areas.

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Tough Mudder Kids
Give our mini mudders their first muddy experience.

Bag Drop
Like to keep people organized? Run bag drop and give people drink tickets.

Pre & Post Event
More of a ‘behind the scenes’ person? Help us set up or tear down.

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“PEOPLE, you NEED to get out here and experience the excitement that volunteering brings…the fantastic treatment by the Tough Mudder staff, sweet Swag, hanging out with the most amazing humans on the planet. If you are not comfortable doing the event…yet…volunteer to see what all the hubbub is about. When you finish, I can guarantee you will sign up as you will be hooked.”

Dave Didier

“Your people are some of the nicest on the planet”

“Great experience, everyone should do it. “

“It was a fun, positive experience…enjoyed it as much as the event!”

“My favorite volunteer experience I have ever had”

Have Questions?
We have answers. See the top asked questions.
– Volunteer for a full day and run a future** event for FREE.
– Volunteer for a half day shift and run a future** event for 60% discount.
– Volunteer at a Regional Toughest event or World’s Toughest to receive discount off a competitive event.
– Reimbursement – If you purchase your ticket and run before your volunteer shift, complete a refund form at Volunteer HQ when you check out of your shift.

** Volunteer discount for shifts completed during a regular Tough Mudder event are valid for Tough Mudder 3-5mi and 10+ miles. Not valid for the Tougher ticket. Volunteers can add the Tougher add-on to a Classic (2021) ticket purchased with a volunteer discount code. Volunteer discount for Toughest and World’s Toughest are only available to volunteers who complete a shift at the event, for more information check out the FAQ. All tickets must be purchased through, we cannot reimburse third party tickets such as Groupon or Wowcher.
Have More Questions?
Visit our FAQs page to find answers to your questions.
Contact Us
Can’t find what you are looking for in the FAQs? Contact us at [email protected].
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