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What is an extreme obstacle race?

Extreme obstacle racing includes running, climbing, crawling and jumping through difficult, muddy terrain and daunting obstacles, while avoiding, in some cases, electric shocks. Famous promotions include Spartan and Tough Mudder, which have different difficulty levels and distance requirements. 

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