What Trainers Should I Wear For Tough Mudder?

You may be asking yourself what shoes should I wear for Tough Mudder? And this a frequent question, but it’s quite a simple one. Trainers with some form of grip should be worn, traditionally known as trail shoes. You should not where normal running shoes for Tough Mudder!

How to find your Tough Mudder Shoe

1. Look for Trail shoes. It’s perfectly fine to wear old running trainers on the course but Tough Mudder gets very muddy so you will slip about. Particularly up hills which can cause bumps and falls increasing your chance of injury.

2. Make sure they are light. You will be getting wet.

3. Buy ones that you won’t throw away afterwards 

£30 – For Tough Mudder virgins those on a budget

If you are intending to do Tough Mudder once or it is your first event, the More Mile Shoes are a great choice at around £30 and are a perfect cheap trail shoe for Tough Mudder. BUY HERE from Amazon.



£50+ For Tough Mudder experts or those wanting to spend more

We recommend the Inov-8 X-Talon 212 – the most popular shoe for mud lovers. Where to buy: check Wiggle, Sportshoes, and Amazon for the best prices.


Another choice is the ASICS Gel-Fujirunnegade – at around £50. BUY HERE from Amazon

Asics GEL Fujirunnegade


Reebok All Terrain – from £50 is also a popular choice. BUY HERE from Amazon.




£100+ The Best Shoe Around

If you’ve got some cash then the IRock 2 could be for you at around £105 – BUY HERE from Amazon.