5 Of The Craziest Obstacle Races In The World

Are you tough enough?

Jon Albon, the UK’s leading obstacle racer, taking on the Tough Nuts challenge. Photo: Pete Rees

You would have to be living under a fairly large rock to not noticed the rise of obstacle racing.

The likes of Tough Mudder and Spartan Race have lead the charge but there are now a wonderful variety of races around the world to suit every taste.
“We thought it our duty to warn you before you accidentally sign up thinking it’ll be a romp in the countryside…”
The race organisers often pitch themselves as being the “toughest” thing you’ll ever face but really they’re just a bit of fun and there’s a good chance that most people will survive and actually have a darn good time.

However, there are a few races that push things that little step further.

We thought it our duty to warn you about them before you accidentally sign up thinking that you’d be having a fun little romp in the countryside…


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