Put Your Fitness to the Test at Tough Mudder

Put your strength, stamina and inner determination to the ultimate test. Tough Mudder, the 12-mile endurance challenge is arriving to the Valley on Saturday, February 23 and Sunday, February 24.

Designed by the British Special Forces, the 20 military-style obstacles like the “Funky Monkey,” a trek across greased monkey bars; “Fire Walker,” a run through 4-foot-high flames; and “Electroshook Therapy,” a gauntlet of 10,000-volt-charged dangling wires, will keep your adrenaline running.


Arizona’s Tough Mudder. Photo courtesy Tough Mudder.

The event has partnered with the Wounded Warrior Project to encourage participation by veterans and to raise funds for their programs. The Project programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life.

If you’re ready to get through mud, fire, ice-water, and 10,000 volts of electricity, participants can register as an individual or a team. Final entrance fee is $180 for Saturday and $170 for Sunday.

Tough Mudder is expected to involve 7,500 participants and 4,000 spectators over the two-day event

What:  Tough Mudder

When:  Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24. Saturday registration opens at 7 a.m. and Sunday. Opens at 8 a.m.

Where:  Eastmark
Intersection of South Ellsworth and Elliot road
(Event entrance is 1/2 mile east on East Elliot Road or 1/2 mile south on South Ellsworth Road)

To Compete: Sign up on Tough Mudder’s website: http://toughmudder.com/events/arizona-2013/

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