Tough Mudder – Cheshire/North (Saturday)

Heaton Park, M25 2SW

Friday, August 10th, 2018
10 - 12 miles

About this event

A truly crazy event!12 miles long and estimated 3 hours length. Not for the faint hearted as the obstacles include running through cow dung, nettles and fire. The race is across two days the saturday and sunday. If you enter both you will get a 50% discount.

The course

The course is approximately 12 miles long with around 26 obstacles along the way (that’s 3 a mile!) – this event really does separate the men from the boys! Serious training is needed for this, with a minimum 5 miles a week combined with some weight and circuit training. Try our 10 by 10 military army work out to get you match fit!

Tough Mudder obstacles

The 26 obstacles include cargo nets, hay bales, 15ft drops into water, mud pits, freezing cold lakes, the famous quarter pipe, underwater tunnels, monkey bars, crawling under barbed wire in a mud pit plus much more!

    1. Ball Shrinker – traverse ropes stretched across a pond
    2. Berlin Walls – climb over walls made of wooden planks
    3. Boa Constrictor – crawl through dark tunnels
    4. Braveheart Charge – participants run down the mountain
    5. Cliff Hanger – a rocky climb up the top of the mountain
    6. Death March – steep climb up one of the ski slopes
    7. Devil’s Beard – crawl through low cargo nets
    8. Electroshock Therapy – run through live electric wires
    9. Fire Walker – Run through flaming bales of hay
    10. Funky Monkey – swing across monkey bars over cold water
    11. Greased Lightning – slide down a steep hill into the pond and swim back out
    12. Hold Your Wood – participants pick up and run with heavy wooden logs
    13. Jocks on the Rocks – jump into a pit of mud and ice
    14. Killa Gorilla – run up and down a steep hill ten times
    15. Kiss o’Mud – participants crawl on their bellies through mud under low wire
    16. School of Tough Knocks – climb up and over an old school bus with ropes stretched across it
    17. Swamp Stomp – run through deep mud
    18. Sweaty Yeti – scramble through snow
    19. Texas Smokehouse – run through a wooden structure filled with smoke and mud
    20. The Gauntlet – Go up a steep ski slope while being sprayed by high-pressure hoses
    21. Twinkle Toes – walk across a narrow board over a river or pond
    22. Underwater Tunnels – swim underneath barrels held on the surface of the water
    23. Walk the Plank – jump off planks into a pond
    24. Monster Chase – participants run after a monster truck for each start wave
    25. Chernobyl Jacuzzi – participants climb into and out of one of three lined dumpsters containing icy water and colored dye
    26. Hay Bale Pyramid/Texas Bale Bonds – Climb over mounds of straw
    27. Everest – run up a steep, slick ¼ pipe structure covered in oil
    28. Chain Gang – a hill approximately 30’ tall by which the participants are forced to create a human chain to ascend a steep muddy slope with a low sloped downgrade exit.
    29. Nature’s Pocket – descend into 25′ of underground tunnels
    30. Smoke Chute – Climb 15′ to a 5′ free fall into a 1/4 pipe slide

Essential Information

Start Time 8am
Chip Timing
Min Age

How To Enter This Event

Simply click on the button below to find out more, the entry fee, contact the event directly and to sign up!


2 reviews for “Tough Mudder – Cheshire/North (Saturday)

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    Tough Mudder is expensive but options such as volunteering and post race feedback discounts make it far more manageable. Great atmosphere making it the perfect race for teams or solos, great camaraderie means there is always a helping hand available. The challenge is tough but attainable for most. This year the added bonus of overnight rain made the mud miles and swamps really challenging. Old favourites such as Arctic Enema and Everest have had a facelift to make them more difficult than last year. North West have good facilities, parking is nearby and there is lots to do for pre/post race and spectators in the village. Highly recommended for everyone.

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    Although expensive Tough Mudder offers alot for your money. 20km of running, excellent obstacles and lots of fun. A real team ethos is established and the headband and the status is great. Fire in Your Hole is a rapid and solid slide. Everest is a challenging and slippy 1/4 pipe. And Electroshock Therapy can knock people to the ground. Loads of marshals, a full days entertainment awaits you. The tenting village is like a music festival. Best to sign up early when its at its cheapest for full value.


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