10 ideas for your next obstacle race or mud run

10 ideas for your next obstacle race or mud run

Looking for a full-body fitness test? Bored of your typical 10K’s and road races? Pull together your team and get yourself signed up to one of these obstacle races or mud runs.

Check out our top ten picks below...

The Nuts Challenge | various dates

See where you lie on the "Nutty Scale" with The Nuts Challenge based in Surrey. There are over 100 obstacles per 7K lap, and the event is open to all sorts of fun runners, OCR runners and anyone looking for a challenge.

1 Sep 2 Sep 2 Mar 3 Mar

The Wolf Run | 1 Sep

Ancient woodland trails and deep water crossings make this 10K obstacle course a favourite for many. The mud is something to behold, whether you're running or spectating. Woods, Obstacles, Lakes & Fields... WOLF!

The Wolf Run

Inflatable 5K | various locations

The UK’s best Inflatable Assault course has got even bigger, bouncier and more insane. We have added crazy NEW obstacles to make the most fun and extreme inflatable obstacle event ever created.

London Newark Lincoln

The Chocolate 5K Obstacle Rush | 8 Sep

Gather your team and tackle our 5K obstacle course together to win a chocolatey reward! Our 5k route takes you around scenic Cofton Park where you'll be met by 6 different obstacles which will test your dedication in the quest for chocolate.

Chocolate 5K Birmingham

The Gauntlet Games - Manchester | 15 Sep

The Gauntlet Games will once again be held at Manchester’s Heaton Park, and with a water zone half way around the course - we can promise you won't be staying dry!

Gauntlet Games Manchester

Tough Mudder | various locations

Tough Mudder is a team-oriented obstacle course designed to test physical strength and mental grit. It’s not a timed race but a team challenge that allows you to experience exhilarating, yet safe, world-class obstacles you won't find anywhere else.

LONDON Midlands Scotland

Rough Runner | various locations

An awesome game-show inspired obstacle course challenge featuring some of the most feared obstacles ever to grace TV. Dodge the sweeper's arms, bounce on the big balls and climb your way through the extraordinarily fun course before taking on the energy sapping and brutal travellator.

London Bristol

Spartan Race | various locations

Taking the lead in the sport of obstacle racing, Spartan Race provides courses for all fitness levels with barbed wire crawls, rope climbs, tire drags, the wall jump and more.

Scotland Windsor

Royal Marines Commando Challenge | 13-14 Oct

Taking place across Woodbury Common, near Exmouth, Devon, you will be taking on the real deal endurance training course, a course usually only tackled by the Royal Marines trainees themselves.

Saturday Sunday

Royal Marines Commando Challenge

Born Survivor Manchester 10K | 11 May 2019

Are you ready to push your physical and mental ability to the absolute limit? It's time to get muddy with your buddies in one of the toughest obstacle courses you can face - Born Survivor!

Born Survivor Manchester

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