The average 5K is completed in 30 minutes. The average marathon is completed in 4 hours and 30 minutes. The average Ironman is completed in 12 hours and 30 minutes. Think about that. And then think about 24 hours on the Toughest Obstacle Course On The Planet. Welcome to World’s Toughest Mudder, where 24 hours isn’t just the average completion time, it’s the only completion time.
World’s Toughest Mudder was designed to give the world’s most hardcore OCR athletes the opportunity to display their competitive spirit in a non-stop 24 hour battle of grit and willpower. It’s where Mudder Nation and OCR-fanatics push their physical strength and mental toughness beyond their limits. Oh, and as a bonus, they’re also the the first to test new 2019 obstacle innovations.
This year we’re serving up more ways than ever to get in on the challenge of a lifetime no matter where you are. So whether or not you’re making the trip to Atlanta, being a part of the World’s Toughest Mudder action has never been easier.
Here’s how to catch the action of #WTM 2018 without leaving the comfort of your own home.
Tune in to the Tough Mudder Facebook Page for 10 feature segments of athlete interviews, obstacle profiles and race updates featuring OCR experts ERock and Matt B. Davis on the sidelines.
Non-Stop Exclusive Behind The Scenes Social Coverage
When: Live social coverage will kick off on Friday, November 9th and run through Monday, November 12th.
Follow along on our Instagram for new obstacle action and behind the scenes footage, and keep your Twitter feed open for 24+ hours of race updates from the race center.
Top Athletes to Watch
This year it’s going to be an epic battle of grit and toughness between the top women’s and men’s competitors.
Women To Watch
Allison Tai – Two second place finishes (Toughest Mudder Central TX and Norcal) and a first place win (Toughest Mudder Boston) this season. Alli was the 2017 Holy Grail winner and podiumed at WTM 2017 in
Rea Kolbl – 1st place at WTM 2017
Ulrikke Evensen – UK Toughest winner
Morgan McKay – Has had a quiet Tough Mudder season but a perennial powerhouse, always shows up strong for WTM
Amy Pajcic – 3rd place in 2013 and making another WTM appearance – Is she the Dark Horse??
Holly Inglis – 3rd place at RTM Australia.
Anne Champagne – 2nd to Allison Tai at RTM East (Boston)
Men To Watch
Austin Azar – 2nd place Male at WTM 2016 and a member of the orange jacket club (100 miles in 2016), on the winning team relay team from 2017 and coming back to individual
Trevor Cichosz – 2nd place WTM 2015, 1st place WTM 2016, 3rd place WTM 2017. With Ryan Atkins running in the team relay category, Cichosz may be the favorite to win
Matt Hanson – always a powerhouse and a multi-year veteran of WTM (5th place in 2016), Matt Hanson has to be considered a top contender.
Kris Mendoza – 4th place at WTM 2017 and coming off a dominating performance at Toughest West (Norcal), Mendoza is the people’s champ
Tristan Steed – 1st place Toughest UK
Fabian Breitsamer – 5th place Toughest UK
Lukas Abrhan – 4th place Toughest UK
Jesse Bruce – 3rd place Toughest Midwest (Michigan)
Top Teams To Watch
In case you haven’t heard, this year two of the perennial favorites in the Male and Female categories, the first family of mud – Ryan Atkins and Lindsay Webster, are teaming up with Ryan Woods and Brian Gowiski to run in the Team Relay category. This will open up the individual category and provide some serious drama as the teams go head to head.
Track the Athletes
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More WTM Info
Get more details if you’re still wondering what the heck World’s Toughest Mudder is all about.