5 pm, Fri afternoon ......I get a call from my partner in crime.
"Hey, do you want to get up at 4 am tomorrow and run a 20 obstacle half marathon race? They have an Electro Shock and Arctic Enema obstacle at the end."
"......Ahhhh...... Sure. Let's do it!"
As to what Tough Mudder is all about, here is a quote directly from their website:
We are 10-12 miles of mud and obstacles built to test your mental grit, camaraderie and all-around physical fitness. We are a team-oriented challenge with no winner, no finisher medal, no clock to race against—just an ice cold beer and a few good scrapes from a day spent outside and free from everyday bullshit.
Yeah we both have a little crazy in us and that's good because this race was actually pretty tough. It was just short of a half marathon at 11 miles, longer than any race I've ever done. The longest prior was the Peachtree Roadrace which was 10k (6.2 miles).
We got there at 6 am, to volunteer before the race and get our ticket prices down to $40 instead of $150! Panera Bread provided bagels, bananas and coffee for breakfast and sandwiches and chips for lunch. That was nice. We finished our shift at the information des