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Tough Mudder Expands With Creation Of World Championship

Just announced, the Tougher Mudder 'elite' waves can compete in three Regional Championships and one World Championship event.

Tough Mudder is continuing its rapid growth with this week’s announcement that they are adding three Tougher Mudder Regional Championships and a Tougher Mudder World Championship to their roster.

Tougher Mudder is the ‘elite’ wave of the race series and anyone can enter but you are chip-timed and are first up in the race waves. For the regional and world championships, the popular mud run and obstacle course series won’t stray from its usual format—10 miles of rugged terrain and over 20 signature Tough Mudder obstacles—but will be adding on a few specific rules to the regional and world championships. According to their website, this includes: “Unique challenges on course, the ability to qualify for the Tougher Mudder World Championship, penalty loops for obstacle failures and a special prizing structure.”

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In the regional championships, the top men and women each have a chance to win prize money, with first taking $2,500, second getting $1,000 and third with $500. These numbers, of course, increase for the world championships, where first will take away $10,000, second gets $2,500 and third gets $1,000.

This year’s events are taking place as follows:

  • 10/7/17 – Tougher Mudder East Championship at Tough Mudder Tri-State
  • 10/21/17 – Tougher Mudder South Championship at Tough Mudder Carolinas
  • 10/28/17 – Tougher Mudder West Championship at Tough Mudder Las Vegas
  • 11/4/17 – Tougher Mudder World Championship at Tough Mudder SoCal

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Do you think you’re ready and want to get in on the action and go for that $10,000 and World Championship title yourself? To compete at the world championship, athletes must place in the top 10 at one of the three regionals OR submit this waiver application for consideration. Good luck to everyone racing and for more information and to register, visit the Tough Mudder website.