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Tough Mudder Obstacle Course - Tampa, FL 2011
Pictures and video clips from the Tough Mudder event held at Little Everglades Ranch in Dade City, Florida on 12-3-11.

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Paul B. Michaels
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Start Line - 8 AM Group
First Long Straightaway
Main Stage, Food Vendors
The 2011 Tampa Tough Mudder Obstacle Course event was held at Little Everglades Ranch in Dade City, FL on the weekend of December 3rd and 4th.

Thousands of participants split up into 17 starting time groups staggered from 8 AM to 1:20 PM tackled a 12 mile long course with 28 obstacles designed by British Special Forces.

Registering for the event ranged in price from $80-$150 for Saturday and $60-$150 for Sunday depending on how early you sign up. The fee includes an event t-shirt, 1 Dos Equis beer and a post party with live music.

The spectator fee was $20 online before the event or $40 at the gates and a parking fee of $10.

To date, the Tough Mudder event series has raised almost $2.4 million dollars for the Wounded Warrior Project.

8:20 AM Group
Tough Mudder Shoe Tag
8:40 AM Group Lining Up
Little Everglades Ranch is located at 17951 Hamilton Rd, Dade City, Pasco County, FL 33523. It's about 45 miles (1 hour) from Tampa, 60 miles (1.5 hours) from Orlando, 95 miles (1 hr 45 mins) from Gainesville, 165 miles (3 hours) from Jacksonville and 250 miles (4.5 hours) from the Fort Lauderdale area.
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8:40 AM Group Starting
A few of the humorously or ominously named obstacles include the Chernobyl Jacuzzi, Kiss of Mud, Berlin Walls, Spiders Web, Ballshrinker, Dirty Holes, Twinkle Toes, Walk the Plank, Gator Bait, The Gauntlet, Boa Constrictor, Cliffhanger, Firewalker, Devils Beard, Hold Your Wood, Funky Monkey, Just the Tip, Turds Nest, Shake-n-Bake, King of the Mountain, Everest and the Electro Shock .
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Tough Mudder Fockers Team
Orange Smoke Clouds
Tough Mudder participants or spectators who wanted to stay close to the action all weekend long had the option of camping at Little Everglades Ranch from Friday December 2nd at 2 PM to Monday December 5th at noon. The camping fees are $50 per person with 1 vehicle permit or $250 per RV (recreational vehicle) including up to 4 camper permits.
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Other features of a Tough Mudder event include a post party with beer, a variety of food vendors, live music, tattoo artists on site, and free mullet or mohawk head shaves. An awards show is also held with categories such as the Tough Mudder respect awards, costume awards, toughest mullet, and toughest mohawk.
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Tough Mudder events are held in various parts of the world including Australia, Japan, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and all over the USA. A few of the US states fortunate enough to host events include Georgia (Atlanta), Texas (Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas), New Mexico (Albuquerque), Colorado, Utah (Salt Lake City), California, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Arizona (Phoenix), and Missouri.
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Please note, most of the images and video clips in this gallery were captured during the 8 AM, 8:20 AM, 8:40 AM and possibly some of the 9 AM or 9:20 AM groups depending on your speed through the course.
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Underwater Tunnels

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Running Through Pond
This Tough Mudder event was sponsored by Dos Equis Beer, Degree For Men Deodorant, Clif Builder's Protein Bars, Bic Flex4, FRS Healthy Performance Drinks.
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Chernobyl Jacuzzi
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Kiss Of Mud
Crawl Under Barb Wire
Jets of Cold Water
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Tire Pendulum
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Funky Monkey
Monkey Bars
Greased With Butter
Hold Your Wood
Running By Swamp Land
Berlin Walls # 1
During the day, I captured about 35+ short clips and later edited them together into one long video. To view the video, click on the blue link below. To download the file to your hard drive, right click on the link below and choose "Save Target As" or "Save Link As". The video is encoded in the WMV (Windows Media Video) format, runs about 5 minutes long and has a file size of 108 megabytes.

Tough Mudder Obstacle Course Video Clip - Tampa 2011

Team Work
Gigantic Sprinkler
Smoke From Firewalker
Running Through Flames
Firewalker Obstacle
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Bale Bonds
Huge Hay Bales
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Pink Tutu
Spiders Web
Cargo Nets
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To see the rest of my pictures from the 2011 Tampa Tough Mudder event held on Saturday December 3rd, click on the "Next" or "Last" buttons below to visit Page 2 of the gallery.

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