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Tough Mudder Scotland

Dalkeith Country Park, Midlothian

Organiser's Description

It's time to get out of your comfort zone and face 25 obstacles set among 8-10 miles of slippery mud at Dalkeith Country Park. With a mix of mental and physical challenges, the only way to earn that headband is to take on the course. A unique accomplishment based on courage, teamwork and personal accomplishment is waiting for you. Are you ready? There's also a 5k course with 13 tough obstacles.

Then grab a drink at the bar, kick back with live DJs, enjoy tasty street food, and celebrate your epic achievement. Events Saturday and Sunday, 3/4 July.

Distances

5 km
8-10 miles

More Info

Event website

Performance finisher t-shirt

Headband

Cold pint

Water on course

Dalkeith Country Park, King's Gate, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland EH22 2NA

General Parking – £15 online or £30 onsite

Disabled Parking is available both days. Ensure handicapped pass is visible.

By car: You can easily get to Dalkeith Country Park from the Edinburgh city bypass. Take the exit for Dalkeith from the Sheriffhall Roundabout on to Old Dalkeith Road. Turn left shortly after this into King’s Gate. You’ll drive through a long stretch of woodland before you get to the Park. The postcode is EH22 2NA.

By bike: Dalkeith Country Park is perfect for cyclists. We have bike racks available and recommend using the Town Gate entrance (postcode EH22 2NA) or Smeaton Gate for bikes (closest to the National Cycle Route).

On foot: The best entrance if you’re walking is Town Gate (postcode EH22 2NA).

By bus: If you’re coming from Edinburgh city centre, take Lothian Buses 3, 33, 49 from Edinburgh to Dalkeith. Jump off on Dalkeith High Street, the walk is then 5-10 minutes up the High Street to the Park. From Portobello or Musselburgh, catch the number 140 East Coast bus. From Bonnyrigg take the 49 bus. Both take you to the Corn Exchange Bus Stop on Dalkeith High Street and you can walk from here.

By train: You can use the new Borders' Railway to get to Dalkeith Country Park. There are regular trains from the Borders and Edinburgh City Centre to Eskbank Station. You can then walk from here (25 minutes) or get on the number 40 Lothian Bus from outside the Tesco opposite the station to Dalkeith High Street.

START TIMES
Please arrive 45 minutes before your assigned start time to ensure you check in, drop your bag, and get to the Warm Up Zone 20 minutes before your start time. START TIMES WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to high demand, some participants will have been assigned a different start time than requested. Please do not contact us directly as we will not be able to accommodate changes.

WHAT TO BRING:

1. A VALID PHOTO ID*
Don’t forget it in your car.

2. ACTIVE.COM PARTICIPANT TICKET*
Print it or have it ready on your phone. Registration confirmation is sent from INFO@MAIL.TOUGHMUDDER.COM or you can login to Active.com to access your ticket.

3. CARD OR CASH
For bag drop, food, and (more) beer.

*Items 1 and 2 are necessary to enter event.

WHAT TO WEAR
At all events, we suggest wearing normal running shoes – spikes and cleats are strictly prohibited. Dress in comfortable clothing (or a costume that will make you more stylish on course) and bring dry clothing to change into once you’re done.
If it’s cold, gloves are recommended. If it’s hot, sunscreen is a necessity. No matter what the weather is, make sure to come hydrated and take advantage of water stations on course.

BAG DROP
If you don’t plan on traveling home muddy, you’ll probably want to bring a change of clothes. Stop by the bag drop tent to store your belongings while you’re on course. £3 online and onsite – Card or Cash.

Spectator Pass - £10

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Designed for fun and based on teamwork and adventure, Lidl Mudder is a 1-mile course jam-packed full of obstacles to give kids the chance to work as a team and get a little muddy.

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