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Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder CEO: Our Challenges Are 20 Times Safer Than Triathlons

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business

The notoriously grueling Tough Mudder challenges have been criticized for putting participants at risk of injury and even death. But the company's CEO...

Innovating for Community

Chloe Sharfin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact
Chloe Sharfin

Before, there was a push to connect everyone and globalize the world through the Internet and get people online. While technology has certainly been empowering in several ways, it has made us more distant by giving us a false sense of connection.

How Dangerous Are Tough Mudders?

Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living

With names like Electroshock Therapy, Everest, Fire Walker and Trench Warfare, it's not exactly a secret that Tough Mudder obstacles are designed to r...

Afraid Of Living Her Life On Medication, She Lost Over 100 Pounds

Posted 10.14.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

You Still Alive? Prove It

Mark Morford | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Morford

Pay to suffer? Happily choose discomfort, electric shock, hypothermia, foul mud, getting smacked in the face by a giant, padded pole by a leering race employee at the finish line, just for the hell of it? Just for a great profile pic? What sort of masochism is this?

Why Would Anyone Ever Do a Tough Mudder Race? The Torture to Expect

Sarah Flanagan | Posted 08.12.2013 | Sports
Sarah Flanagan

Once you get shocked, you will abandon attempts to stealthily avoid the live wires and sprint as hard as you can in order to not get shocked again.

OUCH!!!

Posted 07.30.2013 | Media

So the "Today" folks did this wacko obstacle course involving ice water and mud and barbed wire called "Tough Mudder" and it was all about teamwork an...

Maryland Man Drowns During Tough Mudder, Others Seriously Injured

The Baltimore Sun | CARRIE WELLS | Posted 06.24.2013 | DC

At one point Saturday, City Hospital in Martinsburg, W.Va., was so overwhelmed with patients injured on the Tough Mudder obstacle course that it had t...

How Beginners Should Train For A Tough Mudder

Angeles Burke | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

These moves will target areas of the body needed to hurdle, crouch, lunge and jump your way to victory and once mastered, you'll be fully prepared for the obstacles in the Warrior Dash, Tough Mudder, Spartan Race or a local version of these adventure races sweeping the nation.

Katherine Bindley

Why More Women Are Getting Down In The Mud

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

When Lauren Mundell and her friends planned a girls weekend in Mount Snow, Vt., last May, they chose to spend part of it watching one of the most inte...

Is This Man The Mark Zuckerberg Of Mud Runs?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.16.2012 | College

Will Dean has been called the Mark Zuckerberg of extreme sports. Like Zuckerberg, Dean started Tough Mudder, a popular obstacle course competition...

My Fearless Challenge: Mountain Biking!

Mina Samuels | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

Now, I knew, knew, knew that I could ride the trail much better than I was. Yet I could not. I knew, knew, knew that the fear was in my head and if I could just let it dissipate, then all would be well. Easier said than done.

Warrior Dash Trend Takes Off, Muddying Millions

AP | By MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 08.13.2012 | Chicago

LONG POND, Pa. -- More than 10,000 people trekked to northeastern Pennsylvania to scale walls, leap fire and crawl commando-style through a mud pit to...

My Husband the... Triathlete?

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 07.31.2012 | Comedy
Julie Gerstenblatt

When Brett and I met in 1996, he was merely a summertime tennis player, and, when I was not chain-smoking, I occasionally attended a step-aerobics class. My husband now goes to the gym. A lot.

How to Get Inside My Mind

Mina Samuels | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Mina Samuels

I agree with the general theory that it is a good thing for us to face our fears in some fashion, and that in so doing we strengthen our spirit (and possibly our bodies).

The GORUCK Challenge: Bringing People Together Under Really Big Logs

Matt Browner Hamlin | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business
Matt Browner Hamlin

As more and more people turn away from marathons and triathlons to more extreme obstacle races, expect the GORUCK Challenge to keep growing, as individuals seek to test themselves not just as athletes, but as team members and leaders.

Training for a Tough Mudder in New York City

Michael Silverman | Posted 01.03.2012 | New York
Michael Silverman

Here in NYC we may not be accustomed to sprinting through the woods, scaling 12-foot walls, or braving weekend events that involve mud, blood and ice baths. I certainly wasn't before I trained for my first Tough Mudder.

The Ultimate Weekend Warrior Event

Julia Plevin | Posted 11.21.2011 | San Francisco
Julia Plevin

What really stood out to me at the Tough Mudder, an 11-mile mountain run peppered with 23 crazy obstacles, was the teamwork. I would not have been able to scale those walls without the encouragement of my team.

An Afternoon Boot Camp

Joe Antol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Antol

At seven miles, consisting of sixteen military-style obstacles, the goal is not the finishing time, but simply finishing.