On the first day of April in Australia took an unusual marathon - Tough Mudder ("Race to the bottom"). More than 22,000 people took part in the passage of an obstacle course, designed by British Special Forces. Participants had to overcome many obstacles in extreme conditions - mud, heat, water ...
Organizers plan to make such a race for survival annual event.
According to the organizers, Tough Mudder - one of the toughest marathons in which you must pass a difficult set of obstacles, and in extreme conditions.
These extreme competition based on a set of exercises for the British Special Forces.
This year's race, overcame more than 19 km and from 20 to 30 special obstacles.
Each following year, competition organizers are planning to create more and more obstacles to the brave.
Press Secretary Jane Di Leo said that next year, the program will be expanded, but it is too early to talk about it. "We are planning two events in Melbourne next year," Di Leo told reporters, "and we intend to hold them in the Philippine Islands."