No sooner have you managed to get the dirty stains out of your kit from the last one in December, a new Tough Mudder appears on the horizon.
Actually, there are four new obstacle races coming up in the UAE during 2019. The calendar starts on March 1 in Ras Al Khaimah, there’s another in Dubai in April and the final two come at the end of the year in Abu Dhabi and Dubai again. If you did take part in the one at the end of 2018, don’t worry about repetition as Tough Mudder promises some fresh challenges to test your mettle.
There’s Black Widow that forces you across a web of tightropes suspended over water. And Leap of Faith that involves a huge jump over a filthy pool to a cargo net on the other side. We’re not sure about you, but we’re exhausted just thinking about them.
Someone who won’t be daunted by any of this is Michael Wohlfart. The self-styled Tough Mudder fanatic is hooked on the competition and has run over 75 races already. We sat down with him to try to find out why…