The original and toughest test of its kind anywhere in the World. National championships have risen, and then collapsed, in acrimony, mainly concerned with prize money. As usual I love this event. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. But it’s not Tough Guy. The up and down hills go on forever and the trenches are endless, but well worth it for the great medal at the end. Laura also writes about gratitude and has recently done a lot of work on gender equality. Give us a call on 01372 587 140 or email us at The original and toughest test of its kind anywhere in the World. Whether its your first event or you’re a seasoned pro when you join Team Combat Stress, we are ready to support you every step of the way. Dealing with cold water, heights, endurance, none of the obstacles are to technical which is good as to many OCR events are concentrating on building bigger and better technical obstacles which takes some of the fun out of the event foe those that struggle with technical courses. The atmosphere was wonderful!! See any improvements? These cookies do not store any personal information. Thanks to Mr Mouse for another great Tough Guy! This website uses cookies to improve your experience. The atmosphere was amazing. The key reason for this was that the notorious ‘hill slalom’ section had been omitted. These are possibly the hardest parts of the TG experience, multiple full immersions in ice cold water. Mr. Mouse’s Mudathon (or Tough Guy Number 4) Review. We're rebuilding our event pages and would love your input. Are you ferocious enough to take on the original and ultimate challenge, offering mud fun like you've never experienced before?! This is my fourth year here and look forward to many more years to come. Awesome event cant wait til next January. © 2020 Laura’s Lovely Blog. Registered Office: COMBAT Stress, Tyrwhitt House, Oaklawn Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BX, 100 years of caring, Combat Stress Centenary, A discount code for a Combat Stress running top, A wealth of fundraising resources including training plans from our fitness partner Be military Fit, Support from a dedicated challenges fundraising team, Team e-newsletters with fundraising advice, Cheering materials available for family and friends, Access to an online Facebook Combat Stress forum. But it is the original obstacle course. As far as I could see, it was fine. For that reason, many people felt cheated when it was announced that there would be a ‘Mudathon’ at much the same time, and much the same venue this year. Tough Guy Mudathon Feb 4th - Top 100. The winter "Mudathon" in February 2018 was filmed and later broadcast on BBC Two as part of the corporation's Sports Relief scheduling, and followed four celebrities on their journey to train and attempt to complete the "Tough Guy" course. That was never what Tough Guy was about but it was dragged along with the juggernaut. The race was again a joyous slog, grinding through endless mud, water and obstacles. It was a brilliant experience and one i...", "3 time Ive done tough guy but this time with a tyre was a brilliant day and...". Russia, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Wales, Switzerland all represented and whipped up by the ghost squad. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. Anyone for next year? Even just getting in was a nightmare, the start was delayed, part of the course had to be shut down to get everyone through before dark. I suspect that the electrical obstacles were not electrified (or I’m just really lucky) but it didn’t detract from the experience at all. The second half was a tour around the usual mud and water pits, moat, all the tall obstacles like K2, Brandenburg etc, and the water. Yes- with all the nasties left in! Atmosphere was great, the start with the ghost squad really gets you up for the race. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. Something had to be done. Last year the weight of 5000 runners plus spectators and support had strained the event. Where: WolverhamptonWhen: 29 March 2020Registration Fee: £65Minimum Fundraising target: £150. So it was all there, superb cross country running, massive obstacles and the feeling of doing something genuinely different. Best of all, the smaller scale meant there were no issues with the water sections. Your fear of heights, tight spaces, fire, water and electricity will be tested to the max. Mr Mouse Mudathon is staged over a 10km course of gruelling mud, followed by a beasting through The Killing Fields assault course. These people don’t know Mr. Again, I’ve seen lots of people moaning about the obstacles not being well maintained or some-such. The medal this year was pants but never mind. This year there was around 1000 people ready to run and that was a great size. Last year Tough Guy died in a blaze of magnificent chaos as over 5000 people came together to bid it farewell. You get to choose your own fundraising target, so please raise as much as you can for veterans' mental health! The course was very similar to the April event, the more open ‘country miles’ section, was noticeably curtailed. 3 time Ive done tough guy but this time with a tyre was a brilliant day and really enjoyed it. She is a Mum of 3 children under 8 and has a slight handbag addiction. Please suggest anything you would like to see on this page. Just right as far as I was concerned. Most runners succumbed to the cold or cramp, but everyone else was able to complete the course in daylight (this time.) All Rights Reserved. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Enjoy . It’s 10.30 on Sunday 4th February and I’m cold. Now a 12k course the first half is the usual run, with some hill slaloms, to spread the field and kill the legs. Has it worked? Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It was enough that the event felt exciting and well attended but also small enough that there were no annoying queues at obstacles or in the event village. I would be lying if I said I didn’t feel a bit sketchy after the infamous underwater tunnels, but I came out of it at some point during the next obstacle (not quite sure when). It’s creator, the brilliant and eccentric Mr. Cold, tough and wonderful.