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health The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing  

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Obstacle Racing has become a pretty big thing in the last few years... and if you haven't tried one, you should. They are ridiculous fun. There are a variety of different types ranging from simple, fun 5ks that families can run all the way up to the World's Toughest Mudder -- which can be as long as 90 miles of grueling torture. What obstacle do you dread the most? That you see coming and grit your teeth? Vote, and Add any I missed!
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Electroshock Therapy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Electroshock Therapy Only in Tough Mudders, the odds of getting a serious electrical shock are high.

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Everest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Everest This is really difficult to do without help.

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Transversal Wall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Transversal Wall Hang on to the cut pieces of 2x4 nailed to the wall and don't fall till you get to the other side.

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Mud Mile is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Mud Mile What it says. Exhausting.

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Tyrolean Traverse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Tyrolean Traverse A rope over a body of water. Get across it any way you can.

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Rope Climb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Rope Climb Up a knotted rope, ring the bell

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Arctic Enema is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Arctic Enema Immerse yourself in ice water. With actual ice in it.

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Spear Throw is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Spear Throw If you don't know how to throw a spear (because who does?), you're taking that penalty.

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Cliffhanger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Cliffhanger Super steep muddy hill

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Barbed Wire Crawl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Barbed Wire Crawl Can be long or short, but always involves a lot of rolling and commando crawling in mud.

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Berlin Wall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Berlin Wall So high, you'll probably need help.

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Hanging Tough is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Hanging Tough Swing from rings across a muddy water pit

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Slippery Wall is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Slippery Wall Climb a greased slope.

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Electric Eel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Electric Eel Belly crawl through electrified strings

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Object Carry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Object Carry This could be a log or a bucket of sand or a concrete block on a chain.

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Uneven Posts is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Uneven Posts Jump from uneven post to wobbly post. Don't fall.

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Hobie Hop is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Hobie Hop Rubber band around ankles, hop in mud until your quads scream.

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Wall Climbs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Wall Climbs Varying in height from 5' to 8'. Sometimes there are ways to climb, and other times you have to have help or jump really high and pull yourself up.

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Underwater Tunnels is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Underwater Tunnels Pretty much what it says

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Hold Your Wood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Hold Your Wood Carry a giant log over your head, uphill

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Monkey Bars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Monkey Bars Monkey Bars

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Boa Constrictor is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Boa Constrictor Wiggle through tubes

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Swimming is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing

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Walk The Plank is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Walk The Plank Jump off the end.

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Log Jammin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Log Jammin Up and over a big pile of logs

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Sandbag Haul is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Sandbag Haul Carry a sandbag up a hill.

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Suicide Slide is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Suicide Slide Slide down at high speeds and hit the muddy pit below.

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Trench Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Trench Warfare Hope you're not claustrophobic

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Greased Lightning is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Greased Lightning No way to slow down on this one

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Over-Under-Through is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Over-Under-Through Over a wall, under a wall and through a wall.

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Herculean Hoist is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Herculean Hoist Haul a concrete block up on a pulley

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Gladiator Pit is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Gladiator Pit Dodge the huge dudes at the end who totally want to take you down.

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Kiss of Mud is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Kiss of Mud Belly crawl through deep mud

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Devil's Beard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Devil's Beard Under the heavy cargo netting

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Cargo Net Climb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Cargo Net Climb Can be on a metal or wood structure, usually a good 20-25 high

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Fire Jump is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Hardest Obstacles in Obstacle Racing
Fire Jump Often found in most mudders, this is usually the last thing you do at the end.