Tough Mudder & Toughest Mudder – Chicago

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Tough Mudder & Toughest Mudder – Chicago
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Take flight at Tough Mudder Chicago with more mud, more obstacles, and more fun. Mudders can take on 3 miles, the Classic 8-10 mile, or the Toughest Mudder 12 hour Challenge. This weekend will have you crawling, jumping, swinging & climbing over epic obstacles & celebrating with ice cold beer.
Tougher Mudder, 10 Miles - Saturday, 5K - Saturday, and 3 more
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Sat, Aug 22, 2020 - Sun, Aug 23, 2020
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Rockford, United States
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Where and when
Chicago Rockford International Airport, 2 Airport Cir, Rockford, IL 61109, USA
Start times
Saturday, Aug 22, 2020
Tougher Mudder:
7:45 AM |
10 Miles - Saturday:
8:00 AM |
5K - Saturday:
9:00 AM |
Toughest Mudder:
7:00 PM
Sunday, Aug 23, 2020
10 Miles - Sunday:
8:00 AM |
5K - Sunday:
9:00 AM
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Tough Mudder & Toughest Mudder – Chicago
10 Miles - Saturday
10 Miles - Sunday
5K - Saturday
5K - Sunday
Route information
5K: 3 miles, 13 obstacles
Tough Mudder 5K is pulling out all the stops for an epic bash so fun you’ll have no choice but to have the time of your life. It all starts and ends in Mudder Village with killer live entertainment, epic games and challenges, authentic local food, and a never ending-supply of Mudder Nation camaraderie. After you’re done crushing the course, the good times keep rolling with a frosty cold finisher beer and your new best friends from course.
Classic and Tougher Mudder: 8-10 miles, 25 obstacles
Tough Mudder Classic is an epic return to their badass roots in the form of 8-10 miles packed with 25 brand new and classic obstacles that will see you testing your physical and mental limits like never before, all while having a great time with your fellow Mudders.
There’s no better place to prove to yourself that you’ve got what it takes to demolish any goal than to crush a Tough Mudder course, and celebrate your victory with an ice cold beer at the Mudder Village Festival.
The Tougher Mudder is the timed and competitive wave of the classic course, and is perfect for seasoned Mudders looking to put their speed to the test.
Toughest Mudder:
The Toughest Mudder is designed to be the ultimate challenge for those looking to push their boundaries to the next level. The race is 12 hours and will require the ultimate showing of grit, determination, teamwork and stamina to make it as many laps as possible around the 5 mile course, taking on some of the toughest obstacles in Mudder history.
What's included
  • Finisher's T-shirt
  • Tough Mudder Headband
  • Beer
  • Action Photography
  • Access to the post-race Mudder Village Festival
Toughest Mudder:
  • Overnight announcers
  • Phone charging stations
  • Fire pits
  • Music
  • Free bagels and coffee in the morning
  • Finisher's medal
  • Tough Mudder Headband
  • Commemorative race bib and T-Shirt
How to get there
Chicago Rockford International Airport, 2 Airport Cir, Rockford, IL 61109, USA
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Address: Rockford International Airport, 6100 Beltline Rd, Rockford, IL 61109
There will be plenty of parking available at the venue for $20 per car. Please consider carpooling.
Travel Time:
Chicago: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Milwaukee, WI: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Event day logistics
07:45am: Tougher Mudder Start (Saturday only)
08:00am: First Wave of Classic
09:00am: 5K Start
Toughest Mudder Start Time TBD.
Please arrive 45 minutes before your assigned start time to ensure you can park, check in, drop your bag, and get to the Warm Up Zone 20 minutes before your start time. START TIMES WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.
Bag Drop
If you don’t plan on traveling home muddy, you’ll probably want to bring a change of clothes. Stop by the bag drop tent to store your belongings while you’re on course. Bag Drop will be $10 cash or card.
Age Limits
5K: ages 13 or older
Classic and Tougher: ages 14 or older - anyone under age 18 must be accompanied by someone age 18 or older at all times.
Toughest: Participants must be at least 18 years of age to compete in this event.
There will be showers and changing tents to be used after the race to clean up. There will also be plenty of toilet facilities.
Spectator Info
Cheer on your Mudders and enjoy the action-packed Mudder Village base area.
Will Tough Mudder start times be enforced?
Yes, and your start time will be sent approximately 11 days before the event.
Can I skip a Tough Mudder obstacle?
Yes, this is not a race and is supposed to be a fun event where you challenge yourself to get out of your comfort zone whilst surrounded by like-minded and friendly participants. If you do not feel comfortable you may skip an obstacle with no shame, fear, or penalty.
Can I change my Tough Mudder start time?
No, start times are randomly assigned and cannot be changed.
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