Event Overview

Awesome Venue, Exciting New Course

Tough Mudder Half Scotland will be back at Drumlanrig Castle yet again in 2018. Once again you will be tasked with negotiating epic amounts of mud, brand new obstacles and more twists and turns than ever before. Grab your friends - this is going to be fun.

5 Miles, 13 Obstacles

You'll need to work together as a team to conquer this course, it is notoriously one most challenging to navigate. So recruit your friends and get ready to get down and dirty.


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No matter how prepared you think your are or how far away your event is, we have a training plan to get you Mudder ready.

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  • Support our Official Charity Partner Help for Heroes
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VIP Corporate Package

Be an EPIC Boss. Make the executive decision to take team building to the most epic level imaginable. Rally the troops and start your team journey today. Nothing bonds a team quite like mud.

  • Private Team Tent
  • Catered Lunch
  • Extra Drinks
  • Private Bartender, Masseuse, Hot Tub - if you can dream it, we can do it.
  • Get a discount to a future Tough Mudder or Tough Mudder Half - run for free.
  • Free Tough Mudder MVP T-shirt and kit
  • The feel good factor as you support mudders and change lives
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    • Spectators

      Cheer on your Mudders and enjoy our action-packed Mudder Village base area

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    Mini Mudder is a 1 mile obstacle course mud run designed specifically for adventure-seeking kids 7 - 12 years old. The course gives kids the chance to work as a team, get muddy, and experience the thrill of adventure.

    Mudders must be accompanied by an adult or guardian with a valid spectator ticket, so purchase your spectator ticket, go to myevents.active.com and buy your Mini-Mudder ticket through the "Purchase Merchandise" button for £10 plus fees, or £20 on event day.

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    Build Your Team

    Tough Mudder is a team challenge that focuses on camaraderie over course time, recruit your friends and family to join in on the fun.

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    Running alone or looking for some extra teammates? Check out our team forum to find your Mudder match.


    The Tough Mudder Shop has all the sweet-looking, Mudder-ready kit you'll need to look and feel your best on event day.

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    Event Information


    Please arrive 45 minutes before your assigned start time to ensure you can park, check in, drop your bag, and get to the Warm Up Zone 20 minutes before your start time. START TIMES WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED. For more info, visit our FAQ page
    PLEASE NOTE:Due to high demand, some participants have been assigned a different start time than requested. Please do not contact us directly as we will not be able to accommodate changes.

    1, A VALID PHOTO ID* Don’t leave it in your car.
    2. Read and sign the electronic waiver* Print it and bring it with you.

    3. Active.com PARTICIPANT Ticket *Print it or have it ready on your phone. Registration confirmation is sent from [email protected] or you can login to Active.com to access your ticket. Complete your account set up here .

    4. START TIME CONFIRMATION EMAIL*.For bag drop, food, and (more) drinks.

    5. Cash:For bag drop, food, and (more) drinks.

    *Items 1 - 4 are necessary to enter event.


    At all events, we suggest wearing normal running shoes – spikes and cleats are strictly prohibited, but MERRELL shoes are highly encouraged. 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 hot, suncream 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 cash or contactless, proceeds go to our charity partner Help for Heroes.,

    Mini Mudder
    Mini Mudder is a 1-mile muddy obstacle course designed for Tough Mudders-In-Training. The course gives kids the chance to work as a team, get messy and have their own mini-adventure. Children must be between 7 and 12 and over 1.1m (3.5ft) to take part.

    Event FAQs

    Have any questions or queries about how things will go down on event day? We've got the answers here, from how old you need have to be to run through to how to access your start times, it's covered.

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    Please stay tuned for email updates and check back closer to event weekend for detailed parking information.

    Accommodation & Camping

    Please stay tuned for email updates and check back closer to event weekend for discounted and exclusive accommodation options.

    Nothing beats waking up at the crack of dawn, rolling out of your tent and running up to the start line. The camping area includes an exclusive bar, chill out zone and games to get you through the weekend. This ticket will allow you to camp for both Tough Mudder & Tough Mudder Half from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. (Kids 12 and under camp free. No dogs or campervans allowed.)

    Select Camping as a ticket add-on during check-out on Active.