Saturday, May 21, 2011

Tough Mudder Event at Squaw Valley


Squaw Valley will be hosting the Tough Mudder event from September 17 and 18.

Tough Mudder is not your average lame-ass mud run or spirit-crushing ‘endurance’ road race. It’s Ironman meets Burning Man, and it is coming to a location near you. Our 10-12 mile obstacle courses are designed by British Special Forces to test all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. Forget finish times. Simply completing a Tough Mudder is a badge of honor. Tough Mudder has raised over one million dollars for the Wounded Warrior Project.

WARNING: Tough Mudder is 3-4 times longer and MUCH TOUGHER than a typical mud run such as Warrior Dash. On average, only 78% of participants finish a Tough Mudder event. Only those in strong physical condition should enter.

Post Party

After you finish the course, grab a beer and hang out with your fellow mudders. There’ll be a band and lots of food for sale.

Tough Mudder will also be offering tattoos of our bad-ass logo to all finishers who truly want to commemorate their epic achievement. They are on a first come, first serve basis and everyone who gets a tattoo will be given free entry into the Tough Mudder event of their choice. Be sure to customize it by having the event date and location put on–keep adding as you go to record all your epic Mudder adventures.

No, there are no showers. Yes, there will be firemen with a hose.

Awards

Tough Mudder Respect Awards

For participants who have overcome illness, injury or misfortune. For further details see here.

Costume Awards

Best costume — Most Bad-Ass
Worst costume — Most Dumb-Ass
Least Clothing — Most Ass
Most Likely To Have Been In The Village People

Each event’s costume contest winner will get a free season pass–which gets you into the rest of the 2011 events, including ones that are sold out.

Toughest Mullet & Toughest Mohawk

Free Head-Shaves To be Provided – Award Best Mullet & Best Mohawk – Prize TBD

Free Tattoos

A voucher for a tattoo of our logo will be available on event day to anyone tough enough to want one. The voucher will be redeemable at a local tattoo parlor and all proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project. Remember, they are on a first come, first serve basis, so be sure to get there early.

There are no monetary prizes at Tough Mudder. However, the top 5% of all finishers will qualify for World’s Toughest Mudder to be held in 2011.

Lodging

Agate Bay Realty will be offering discount vacation rentals and dog friendly rentals during this weekend event. Guests can book on-line or call us at 1-800-550-6740.

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