Beaver Creek welcomes Tough Mudder for the first time

Posted By: The Ski Channel on June 22, 2011 9:23 am

In the winter, Beaver Creek is known for one of the toughest downhill race courses in the world and plays host to top athletes from across the globe. They’ve hosted the FIS World Cup Birds of Prey, the race course built in 1997 for the World Championships in 1999. Now on June 25-26, 2011, more than 10,000 competitive spirits will descend on the resort to participate in Tough Mudder.

Known as one of the “toughest events on the planet,” the Tough Mudder challenge will find Beaver Creek for the first time. Featuring a nine mile obstacle course designed by British Special Forces, the event is designed to test all around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie.

Challenge seekers are lucky that Beaver Creek has an amazing mountain lifestyle complete with top notch guest service, rejuvenating spas and a plethora of culinary options for their refueling. It’s a win-win experience for everyone.

Whether you choose to put your grit, stamina and endurance to the test and join the teamwork and camaraderie as a participant, or  whether you choose to cheer everyone on and watch all the exciting action as competitors encounter hills, snow, mud, water, ropes, walls, fire and 10,000 volts of electricity, get to Beaver Creek, CO  this June 25-26 for this extraordinary event. 

The Tough Mudder Details are below:

What: Tough Mudder Media FAM

Where: Beaver Creek Resort

When: June 25-26, 2011 – Join us for a day or stay the weekend.

Why: This is no ordinary competition.

Hosts: Jen Brown and Sara Lococo, Beaver Creek PR

Highlights: 5,000 competitors per day will make their way through the nine mile obstacles consisting of and not limited to the plank dive, electro shock therapy, boa constrictor, funky monkey and a mystery obstacle.  

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