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The Five-Mile Obstacle Course Series Designed by Women, for Women Launches New Obstacles and Heads to Five North American Events in 2016
BROOKLYN, NY --(Marketwired - February 10, 2016) - Today, Mudderella, the leading obstacle event series by women, for women unveils brand-new obstacles for its 2016 events season. The obstacle innovations developed for this year will test participants' balance, strength, agility and overcoming your fear of heights like never before and will debut on-site at all 2016 events.
New obstacles hitting the course in 2016 include:
"Our new obstacles for 2016 are more challenging and fierce than ever before," said Ali Schmidt, Event Director for Mudderella. "Mudderella is about being part of a community that celebrates women's strengths, and we're thrilled to deliver a new experience at every event this year, giving thousands of new and returning Mudderellas the chance to come together and crush it at the best course we've ever built."
Mudderella will host three events in the US in 2016, making it the perfect weekend getaway or destination event for friends and families to take together. The event series will head to:
Over 95% of participants sign up as a team, and events are non-competitive and untimed to encourage participants to work together as they overcome 5+ miles of diverse terrain and 12-15 signature obstacles. Mudderella encourages women of all fitness levels to join the fun and take on a true athletic challenge while sharing an experience completely out of the ordinary.
Destination Mudderella is an ideal weekend adventure for bachelorette parties, birthday celebrations, girlfriend getaways, fundraising trips, corporate team-building and much more.
In 2016, Mudderella will once again partner with Futures Without Violence, a national nonprofit that aims to prevent and end domestic violence by standing with survivors and developing innovative programs and policies that engage new allies as partners in the solution. Since our partnership began, Mudderella participants have raised over $400,000 for Futures Without Violence
"We're proud to partner with Mudderella for the third year to empower women across the country to own their strong and stand up to domestic violence and sexual assault," said Rachael Smith Fals, senior vice president at Futures Without Violence. "This powerful event provides an ideal platform for spreading awareness about the issue, raising funds in support of solutions, and standing with survivors of abuse."
Mudderella US events will once again play host to Fruit Shoot Mini Mudder, a one-mile obstacle course designed for kids ages 7-12. With obstacles like Mini Everest, Mount Mud and Tunnel of Terror, Fruit Shoot Mini Mudder gives kids the chance to join in on the action while getting muddy, working as a team and experiencing the thrill of adventure.
Registration is now open for 2016 Mudderella events; spectator tickets are also available. For those looking for a discounted registration price, volunteer opportunities are available. To join the Mudderella conversation on social, visit Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mudderella is part of the Tough Mudder, Inc. family of brands. Mudderella events are obstacle course challenges that empower women to work together and have fun. Participants are encouraged to "Own Your Strong" as they take on 12-15 obstacles testing balance, strength, agility, endurance, teamwork and overall fitness across a 5+ mile course. To learn more, visit www.Mudderella.com.
About Futures Without Violence
For more than 30 years, Futures Without Violence has led the way and set the pace for innovative educational programs, public action campaigns, policy development, and leadership training designed to end violence against women, children and families around the world. Instrumental in developing the landmark Violence Against Women Act passed by the U.S. Congress in 1994, Futures Without Violence has established a Global Center for Leadership and Action that will engage today's diverse national and global leaders, stand with survivors and continue working to break the silence around gender-based violence.