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Tough Mudder: Join Team J

To register, contact Fitness Manager Andy Hayes, 314.442.3147. 

The J is putting together a team for Tough Mudder, the premiere fitness/obstacle event, on Sunday, August 12 in Wright City, MO. “Team J” is seeking both experienced Tough Mudder participants and newcomers. Our fitness staff will help you prepare to deliver your best performance and complete alongside you on race day! Learn more about Tough Mudder below. 

Joining Team J is great for both experienced Tough Mudder participants and newcomers – our fitness staff will be here to help everyone prepare for the race, train to achieve their best performance and be there on race day to complete the challenge with you.

Participating with Team J includes: race entry, bag drop, Team J shirt, Tough Mudder event t-shirt, Tough Mudder headband, lunch, two beer tickets, carpool/logistics, parking and the support of our fitness staff and team along the way!

We are also offering optional, Tough-Mudder-specific, small-group training packages to help you get in peak condition on the day of the Tough Mudder. 


Three Mile/Ten Obstacle Event (Tough): $105
Five Mile/Thirteen Obstacle Event (Tougher): $120
Ten Mile/Twenty Three Obstacle Event (Toughest): $170

To register, contact Fitness Manager Andy Hayes, 314.442.3147. 


Our fitness staff is here to get you in peak condition for this event. In addition to your race entry, we are also offering optional Tough Mudder-specific small-group training in four-week and eight-week plans.

Training Times

Marilyn Fox Building/Chesterfield
Sundays at 9:30am with Carley
Tuesdays at 6am with Jansen
Tuesdays at 5:30pm with Carley
Thursdays at 9am with Andy
Saturday at 9am with Andy
Staenberg Family Complex/Creve Coeur
Mondays at 8:30am with Sabra
Tuesdays at 11am with Chelsey
Tuesdays at 6pm with Jason
Thursdays at 11am with Chelsey
Thursdays at 6pm with Ryan
Fridays at 7am with Aaron

Eight Week, Twice/Week Plan: $224
Eight Week, Once/Week Plan: $160
Four Week, Twice/Week Plan: $144
Four Week, Once/Week Plan: $100

Interested? Contact Fitness Manager Andy Hayes, 314.442.3147, to confirm your interest and to see schedule availability.

We also offer weekly small-group training as part of our Signature Training program. Classes are not Tough-Mudder specific, but focus on full-body fitness including cardio, strength training and more. Click here to learn more.

What is Tough Mudder?

Tough Mudder is an endurance event involving mud and fun/challenging obstacles with running/jogging/walking in between each. Check out the video above!

How difficult is the course?

There are three distances, each with a specific number of obstacles: three miles/ten obstacles, five miles/ thirteen obstacles, and ten miles/twenty three obstacles. The distance obviously impacts the difficulty and, the obstacles range in difficulty and method of challenge. The obstacles are creatively designed to be fun, but also test participants and take them out of their comfort zone, requiring climbing, crawling, carrying, hanging, heat, cold and more!

How do I prepare?

Each J location has a small group training schedule for participants to prepare for the event in response to popularity and demand. Training will be centered around running/walking/jogging stamina, as well as relative body strength (your ability to move/control your body through the challenges set forth).