A 16-20km course with militarystyle obstacles designed by British Special Forces to test all-round strength, stamina, mental grit and teamwork.
Co-founder Will Dean, bored with “just running in a straight line” in marathons, conceived Tough Mudder as a fun challenge to be done with mates.
Thick. Main obstacles Kiss of Mud and Mud Mile will give participants a new way to think about fitness and adventure.
These test people’s fears of heights, confined spaces, swimming in icecold water or running through electric shocks, are designed for a 78% success rate.
“The goal is not to win a medal, but simply to finish (and) the course is designed to be virtually impossible to complete individually,” Australasia general manager Jeremy Kann said.
Tough Mudder Sunshine Coast is the biggest course on the planet packed full of hazards, such as hills, water, ropes, walls, electric shocks and mud.
Tough Mudder supports Soldier On, which helps wounded Defence Force workers and aids their rehabilitation and re-entry into the community.