Tough Mudder is described as "probably the toughest event on the planet". After watching a bunch of their video's, I would have to agree!!
Here is their Company Overview as posted on Facebook: "Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. With the most innovative courses, half a million inspiring participants, and more than $2 million dollars raised for the Wounded Warrior Project, Tough Mudder is the premier adventure challenge series in the world."
This isn't just a race - you can create a team and enter as a group!
Here is their 2016 Preview video of the 2016 obstacles - this is definitely something that you have to watch!!
Location: The NorCal Tahoe Location will be at Northstar, California in 2016
Dates: Saturday, June 11, 2016, and Sunday, June 12, 2016
Cost: Check the link below to purchase tickets online - various price ranges.
Entry Fee Includes: Orange Headband, Event t-shirt, one beer, and live music at the post party.
Purchase Tickets online:
You can also Purchase Spectator Tickets online at the link above for $20 in advance (until Aug. 15th), or $40 at the event.
Obviously, this is a ridiculously physically demanding event, so some advanced training is a great idea! Each course will have 10-12 miles of hills, mud, water, ropes, walls, electric shocks, and fire!
Their website has a great section on preparation and training for the event: http://toughmudder.com/training-prep
The Northstar event will be 10.2 miles - you can check out the 2016 course map link:
And....definitely watch the prior year video's below to get an idea of the course!
In 2015, the NorCal event was also held at Northstar, California, so if you are not sure what to expect for 2016, definitely watch the 2015 official video below:
In 2011, the NorCal event was held at Squaw Valley, U.S.A. Here is the final official video for that event: