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BENEFITING: WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT

EVENT: Tough Mudder WTM

EVENT DATE: Nov 14, 2015

David Griffin

THE STORY:

World’s Toughest Mudder is the culminating event of the Tough Mudder® global calendar, and takes the concept of being a Tough Mudder to a whole new level. Designed to push Mudders℠ to their physical and mental limits, this extreme competition puts the world’s most hardcore Mudders through a grueling 24-hour obstacle challenge with double the obstacles per mile of any other Tough Mudder event.

 

Unlike any other Tough Mudder event, World’s Toughest Mudder is a competition, with three official categories designed to find the toughest man, woman, and 4+ person team on the planet, plus cash prizes and other awards up for grabs, including an award for the largest World's Toughest Mudder team. In fact, this year we've partnered with Cellucor to kick things up a notch - okay - 100,000 notches. If you and your team of 4+ all complete 100 miles or more at WTM 2015, we're giving you $100,000. Think we're kidding? Well, we're not.

 

But more than a competition, WTM is the unofficial end-of-year gathering of Mudder Legion. As TM's only truly global event, it offers both the opportunity for regular Tough Mudder teams to come together to face the most challenging of all Mudder events, while also offering the chance to meet and become friends with Mudders from around the world.

 

Check out the WTM 2013 official video here. For video footage of past WTM events, click here for the 2011 WTM official video, and here for the 2012 WTM official video.


 

Location

Located 35 minutes away from the Las Vegas Strip (the event’s first major obstacle is leaving the partying until afterwards), and just 30 minutes from Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport (LAS), Lake Las Vegas is an ideal venue for the 2015 World’s Toughest Mudder. The site contains several hundred acres of rolling desert landscape and runs alongside a massive freshwater lake. Several natural terrain features and use of the lake will be incorporated into the WTM course design. Temperatures are also expected to fluctuate significantly between day and night.

 

Race Format

WTM 2015 is a 5-mile circuit race with 20-25 of Tough Mudder’s insane obstacles, including the debut of new 2016 obstacles and a handful of WTM only obstacles, at a rate of 4 obstacles per mile. Participants set up camp in an area called “The Pit” in order to rest, recharge and refuel during the event – aided by up to 2 “Pit Crew” per participant (see below). When it’s over, the event winners will be the man, woman and team (4+) that achieve the most laps in a 24-hour period between 2:00:00pm, November 14th, 2015 and 2:00:00pm November 15th, 2015 (participants then will be given until 3:00:00pm on Sunday to finish their final lap). Important Format Updates in 2015:


Event Timing

Race Begins 2:00:00pm Saturday, November 14th, 2015 and Ends 2:00:00pm Sunday
Participants will have (1) additional hour to complete their last lap on Sunday
Last Lap Rule Change: All participants intending to earn the official Black 24hr headband must complete a “Final Lap” after 1:00:00pm on Sunday to be eligible for the 24hrs of WTM.


Team Relay Format **UPDATE**

Based on participant feedback the Team Relay Format has been removed. WTM 15’ will no longer feature a team relay /li>
WTM 15’ Team rules will follow the same format as previous years. Basic Outline:
--- Must be in a team of (4) or more
--- All teams must start and finish each lap as a team

 

WTM Eligibility

Before you consider entering World’s Toughest Mudder®, you must understand this event will push you to your limits and beyond. Only those who are in top physical condition, maintain (or are willing to initiate) a regular workout regime - and most of all who have completed multiple Tough Mudders or events of comparable difficulty - should even consider registering.

 

Ultimately, however, this event is not about how fast you can run or how much you can lift or having a set of six-pack abs. It is about having the determination, strength, stamina, and mental and physical grit to go 24 hours, alongside the most hardcore Mudders on the planet, and beyond what you ever thought you would be able to accomplish. Whether your goal is 25 miles (nearly 1/3 of the field), 50 miles, or 75 and beyond, those who register for this event must be prepared to put in a lot of hard work before event day. Because when it comes to World’s Toughest Mudder, you better show up as the best version of yourself–or not at all. If that sounds like something you want to do, then WTM might be for you. If not, then please type http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com into your web browser and spend your hard-earned dollars there instead. (We hear their new line of duvet covers are just luxurious.)

 

Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder is a team-oriented 10-12 mile (18-20 km) obstacle course designed to test physical strength and mental grit. Tough Mudder puts camaraderie over finisher rankings and is not a timed race but a team challenge that allows participants to experience exhilarating, yet safe, world-class obstacles they won't find anywhere else.

 

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP)

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to honor and empower Wounded Warriors. WWP programs are specifically structured to engage warriors, nurture their minds and bodies, and encourage their economic empowerment. Family members and caregivers are provided comfort, care, and education to help support the recovery of their injured warrior. All 20 programs are provided free of charge for warriors, their families, and caregivers.

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  • David Griffin

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  • David Griffin

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  • Stacey Goodwin

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  • Kent Bigrigg

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  • Sean Bryant

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