We are incredibly excited to welcome Merrell as the presenting partner for global Tough Mudder
and Tough Mudder
Half events," said Will Dean, CEO and co-founder of Tough Mudder
SCHEDULE London West - 2nd and of May Midlands - 30th and 31st May Scotland - 20th and 21st June Dublin -11th and 12th of Yorkshire - 1st and 2nd August South West 22nd and 23rd of August North West 12th and of September London South 26th and
There are no high walls or mud pits in a gym class, but the obstacles are designed to mimic the ones you'll encounter in an actual Tough Mudder
, including a "swamp crawl", lots of lifting and squatting and the "horse power" section (which involves two team members sitting on a huge tyre while the other two drag it across the floor).
Lured by its innovative courses, athletes have taken part in events in the US, Canada, Austria, the UK and Germany, making Tough Mudder
the premier adventure challenge series in the world.
Joining Nick on the Tough Mudder
Challenge, one of the UK's toughest tness challenges created by British Special Forces training to test physical and mental endurance, are friends Gareth Davies, 30, and Nick Bowen, 20, a sports development ocer at Swansea University.
Galway added: "Tough Mudder
is a new event for us and will hopefully attract around 10,000 competitors.
The event, named the Tough Mudder
, is a 10 to 12 mile endurance obstacle course known as 'MOB (mud, obstacles, beer) runs'.
Next weekend the Glanusk Estate near Crickhowell hosts the Tough Mudder
challenge, promising miles of utter punishment.
Like many of his Wall Street brethren, Jones has participated in a number of obstacle races like Tough Mudder
, the military-inspired GoRuck, and shorter Spartan Races over the past three years.
Saturday, May 4: Tough Mudder
10-12 mile obstacle course starts at Boughton House and Estate, Kettering, Northamptonshire.
In April, a 28-year-old entrant in the Tough Mudder
Mid-Atlantic 2013 died while competing in the race, which was held in Gerrardstown, West Virginia.
This fall I've signed up for an endurance challenge called Tough Mudder