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Being a Mudder℠ is all about taking on the obstacles in your life and the enormous sense of accomplishment that you feel when you overcome them.

We’ve scoured through hundreds of submissions to the Extreme Obstacle Design Challenge looking for the most epic, sadistic, creative (and  buildable) idea on the planet. Check out the top 3 designs from around the globe and make sure to tune in on Friday to find out who will be taking home the grand prize trip to TMHQ to bring their idea to life with the insane obstacle experts on the Tough Mudder product team.

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Let’s get one thing straight – you don’t need to run 18-20 km in order to complete a Tough Mudder. What you do need is total body strength, a little conditioning, the support of your team, and Mudder Nation to cross the finish line.
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The testing ground for future Tough Mudder obstacles is on the most grueling 24 hour course ever created.
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Tough Mudder Volunteers. They’re the friendly faces donning orange T’s along the course, boasting smiling faces, serving up encouraging words, and reminding you that pain is temporary, but the glory of sporting your orange finisher headband will last a lifetime.

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Working out with a partner inspires and motivates you to push harder, go faster and train longer. But the reality is, sweating as a team daily isn’t always possible. Enter, Microsoft Band.
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International Mud Day celebrates we’re all about - MUD. And no one knows how to embrace a good run in it better than Fruit Shoot Mini Mudders.

These natural born adventurers are found around the globe and come out to participate in the muddiest 1-mile run, completing epic obstacles that encourage teamwork and camaraderie. In honor of Mini Mudders worldwide who love dirt, conquering fears, and facing challenges as much as we do, we’re dedicating International Mud Day to them.

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Conquer the most mentally challenging obstacle on the course (Electroshock Therapy) with these 12 do's and don'ts straight from an expert who's seen every strategy out there - the finish line emcee.
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FIND US ON SNAPCHAT (tough.mudder) searching our username n add us as a friend (we’re friends, right) if you’re interested in quick doses of muddy shenanigans.
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It’s baaaaaack. What, you ask? Only one of the best challenges in Tough Mudder history - the Tough Mudder Push Up Club.
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When it comes to fueling for your event weekend, you might be wondering about how to properly prep.
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There are enough epic obstacles on a Tough Mudder course - your footwear shouldn’t be one of them. Check out the all-new exclusive Merrell x Tough Mudder All Out Crush trail shoe, guaranteed to survive the beating of a lifetime again and again.
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Looking at photos of Matteo Hritzo, one quickly sees that he’s bursting with energy — always moving and shakin’. When he’s not, you’ll find him soaking in the action packed glory of his favorite show, American Ninja Warrior.

You’d never expect the young, active kid in front of you to have type 1 diabetes. Over the last two years, Tom Hritzo has watched his son Matteo manage the chronic disease that requires insulin injections multiple times a day, every day. This interruption of life is something no person should have to manage, let alone a child.

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Where does adrenaline cut out and simply pushing yourself past your comfort zone kick in?
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We are thrilled to announce that Microsoft Band is the official training wearable of Tough Mudder this season. As part of this new partnership, Microsoft Band are working with Tough Mudder to build custom Guided Workouts that help you train and get to the starting line for your next Tough Mudder.

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When you think of running a Tough Mudder, do the words "yea, right" come to mind? If so, you're far from alone. We're always shocked to discover just how many Tough Mudder finishers thought they wouldn't be able to finish a Tough Mudder before signing up. The takeaway here? We're all stronger and more capable of accomplishing lofty goals than we think. And to help prove that, we've gone ahead and crafted a list of the top five myths about completing a Tough Mudder.

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