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Escape the Ordinary at the Tough Mudder Nashville – Presented by Merrell
September 16th, 2017 is set to be an epic year for Tough Mudder Nashville with a new venue and course. Headquartered on the 18-acre Neal Creek Farm, the event is a quick 40-minute run east of Nashville, and gives runners a fresh trek to explore. The barren landscape gives the course innovators the opportunity to design a course that any race enthusiast will be sure to include in their plans for the race year! Keep reading to learn how you can save 15% on your registration to any event in North America during 2017!
3 MILES, 10 AWESOME OBSTACLES
Nashvillle’s Tough Mudder 5K ain’t no ordinary fun run. You’ll conquer 10 best-in-class teamwork obstacles on your way to the finish line, and you’ll have the time of your life along the way. Reach for the sky as you conquer Everest 2.0, climb stacks of fellow Mudders to outsmart Pyramid Scheme, and swing your way to victory on Ape Shit. It’s a party on the pavement, and the whole team’s invited.
DOWNTOWN VENUE, CHALLENGING COURSE
Get ready to tackle tough in Nashville’s most iconic downtown venue. Tough Mudder 5K is setting up shop at Nissan Stadium in the heart of downtown Nashville, minutes from Broadway. Don’t miss your chance to lock in your best weekend of the season at Tough Mudder 5K. Get more info on Nashville’s Tough Mudder 5k!
Over the history of the Tough Mudder, over 2 million people have raced. On average, approximately 10-15k people participate in each event so if you’re a social butterfly or wanting to break out of your cocoon, this is THE event for you! Males dominate the bulk of participants with 65% but ladies, let’s boost our participation over 35%. Participants average 29-35 years old but ages 16+ are welcome! Escape the ordinary and set some new badass records!
If you’re unable to race but still wish to participate, volunteer and be involved for as little as $20 (or $10 if you simply wish to be a spectator!). From setting up to greeting runners or helping cheer, there is something that everyone can do. Perks include gear, a free drink (must be of legal drinking age!), and the satisfaction of giving participants your support to finish. No matter what your role is, you’re putting some good vibes out into the world!
New Obstacles for 2017
How is 2017 innovative compared to previous years? This year is proving to be more than your ordinary race and is set to give race attendees their muddiest experience to date! Nashville’s Tough Mudder is featuring 3 miles of 10 obstacles. A few of the new obstacles include the Augustus Gloop, Kong, Funky Monkey – The Revolution, Reach Around, and the Arctic Enema – The Rebirth. Participants will still find some of their favorites including the Block Ness Monster (a highly rated favorite!) and the Snot Rocket. Not only is Nashville’s Tough Mudder going to be badass but it’s drag your badass through the mud and make it epic!
Make it Social + Gather Your Friends
If you’re not into running solo, challenge your friends and family to join you! Employers, if you’re looking for a way to boost employee relations and encourage workplace harmony, put your employees to the ultimate test by throwing them out in the mud! The Tough Mudder website has a collection of videos that offer tips and tricks for wherever you and/or your team is at in training. If you’re looking for gear, clothing, nutritional supplements, or fitness trackers, shop Amazon’s Tough Mudder Shop to prepare.
Not sure if your fitness level is badass enough to participate in the Nashville Tough Mudder? Take the quiz and discover your level of badass-ery and start training today. No matter what you fitness level is, you can find your personal starting point and be pumped for the ultimate Tough Mudder experience by August’s race!
Registration for Nashville
Whatever your reason for running, registration is easy and you’ll feel a rush of energy as soon as you purchase your tickets! The race isn’t about 1st place medals or a huge trophy – it’s about pushing yourself to become one Tough Mudder! Every ticket purchase includes a headband, a performance finisher tee, and insurance. Check Nashville’s ticket prices here to fit your personal options whether you’re racing as an individual, with your spouse or BFF, coworkers, team, etc.
Racing for Charity
The Official US Charity Partner for Tough Mudder is Team Rubicon – the only nonprofit disaster response organization who mobilizes military veterans to aid communities devastated by natural disasters. For every $150 that your team raises, Tough Mudder will donate $15 to Team Rubicon. Here in Tennessee, we’re BIG supporters of our veterans and love this initiative!
If your heart belongs to a specific charity, check out the options for your team to raise money and set your goal. If you meet the charity’s goal for fundraising, your team can race for free!
Get Dirty + Get Social!
Get Registered for Nashville’s Tough Mudder 2017!
Use the code: ToughMudderBlogger15 to save 15% on your tickets. This code can be used on ANY half or full event in North America during 2017!
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