Last week I wrote about the Tough Mudder Event that will be taking place in Whistler this summer. They raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Take a look at this video and you will see the good all these Tough Mudders do! We need to take care of all our wounded warriors!
Has anyone else heard of Tough Mudder? Tough mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test your all round strength, mental grit, and camaraderie. Tough Mudders have already challenged half a million inspiring participants worldwide and raised more than $2 million dollars for the Wounded Warrior Project. If you thought the Grouse Grind was a challenge check out this intro video.
Wow this is quite the feat for any athlete! I would love to try it but I honestly wouldn’t make it past the sign up day, I’d be so distracted by all the tough mudders! lol If you think you have more focus and discipline than I do, you can give it your best shot cause it’s coming to Whistler in the summer of 2012! I’m thinking it would be a great event to volunteer for…just sayin.
There is a pledge…
~ I understand that tough mudder is not a race but a challenge.
~ I put teamwork and camaraderie before my course time.
~ I do not whine – kids whine.
~ I help my fellow mutters complete the course.
~ I overcome all fears.
They also have a few Facts:
#1 – Marathon running is boring. And the only thing more boring than doing one is watching one.
#2 – Mudders do not take them selves too seriously. You can’t show up without a sense of humour, they greet you at the finish line with a beer, a laugh and a rockin’ live band. Oh and your covered in mud!
#3 – You can’t complete a tough mudder course alone. You need your team mates to help you through the mud, ice-water, fire and 10,000 volts of electricity. Not to mention the 12 foot walls, underground mud tunnels. No one gets left behind!