Tough Mudder Melbourne
Philip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Cowes VIC
Saturday 19th January & Sunday 20th January, 2013
Known as the toughest event in the world, the Tough Mudder Event that is designed by British Special Forces comes back to Australia for a second time. After the popularity of the event last year the Tough Mudder team has continued to expand the number of events across Australia.
Are you Tough enough?
What is Tough Mudder?
This is not your average running event, Tough Mudder is the ultimate test of your fitness, physical and metal capabilities. It is run over a 18-20km obstacle course and presents you with 20-25 hardcore and challenging obstacles that you and you team have to work together to get through. To complete this course you will need strength, endurance, stamina, team work and a can do attitude.
Completing this course alone is not an option!
To get through the whole course will take a lot of teamwork. Your team will have to help you lift, push, pull and drag you through the mud, walls, drops, tunnels and all different types of obstacles that are put in front of you.
The great thing is that is not a race and a great personal challenge for you and you team, because it is so difficult getting through the event will defiantly give you a great sense of achievement which as you know will prove to you that you can get through just about anything if you put your mind to it.
Types of Obstacles
Tough Mudder likes to keep the course details a mystery until two weeks before the event in order to keep you on your toes and training for all possible challenges. You can expect a hefty dose of mud, ice, fire, and electric shocks to test whether or not you’re tough enough to earn the coveted orange headband and an ice cold beer at the finish line. Average completion time of a course is typically 3-4 hours.
Melbourne #1 2013 Sample Course Map
Possible Obstacles for the 2013 Melbourne #1 Event
- Arctic Eenma – work your way through an ice bath and under wooden planks
- Ball Shrinker – cross over icy cold water over 2 ropes and its virtually impossible to make it across without being at least half submerged
- Boa Constrictor – Crawl through a series of wet and muddy pipes
- Berlin Walls – Scale 12 ft walls with the help of your team
- Everest – One of the toughest obstacles, make a quick sprint, jump and hang on and pull yourself up a half pipe
- Mud Mile – make you way of waist deep mud, not the best one to not want to get dirty!
- Walk the Plank – climb up to the top of a 15+ feet jump and jump into freezing cold water followed by a swim to the shore
- Electroshock Therapy – You that’s right run through a wall of wire that pump out 10,000 volts!
The 2013 Tough Mudder Melbourne event is being held at Philip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Back Beach Road, Cowes VIC.
From Melbourne: 1 hour, 45 minutes
From Traralgon: 2 hours
From Geelong: 2 hours, 45 minutes
Saturday 19th January & Sunday 20th January 2013
REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 11th January 2013
There is also another Tough Mudder event on in Melbourne later in the year.
Australia – Melbourne #2 14 Sept & 15 Sept 2013 – Preregister for the event now and receive a discount code when the event is open for registration!
Enter yourself and your team via the Tough Mudder website. Simply follow the prompts and make the payment to enter.
If joining a team the team organiser with have a team name and password for you to join.
Participant tickets to Tough Mudder typically cost between $80 – $150. The earlier you grab a spot, the less expensive! Get in quick as cost goes up as the event starting date gets closer.
[warning_box]Please beware because of the type of event this is a insurance wavier will need to be signed before committing to the event.[/warning_box]
*Spectator tickets are also available
Spectator Tickets are available online for $20 until 12pm on the Friday before Tough Mudder Melbourne #1 2013. They will also be sold for $40 onsite – buy your spectator tickets now.
MaxNRG Personal Training’s Involvement
The MaxNRG Trainers have already been training clients in preparation for next year’s Tough Mudder events. The teams that have approached us to help prepare them for Tough Mudder have been put through their paces with our military style boot camps and workouts that have been designed to build the strength and stamina you need to complete the course.
Two of our trainer’s are also competing in the Tough Mudder Melbourne event so make sure you look out for Trainer’s David Atkinson and Sam Jones and helping their own teams get through the tough event.
We wish all our trainers and clients the very best and good luck, We are sure all the hard work you put into before hand will pay off!
Tough Mudder Preparation
If you are looking to participate in any of the upcoming Tough Mudder Melbourne events our team at MaxNRG Personal Training can help. We have a number of private group training programs that have been specifically designed for competitors to prepare for the obstacles ahead.
Our mobile personal trainers operate all throughout Melbourne and can help you with a training regime that will allow you and your team prepare for the event. Tough Mudder will punish you, no matter your shape, size, or current level of fitness so there is always room to improve. As such, we encourage all people looking to compete need to increase their physical training in preparation for the event. We specialise in developing personalised exercise program based on YOUR individual needs and goals to ensure YOU get the results WE want.
Call 0403-741-278 or fill out our online form and a member of the MaxNRG Personal Training team will contact you shortly.
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