SPARK Tough: Adventure/Trail Race Prep Course! Calling All Mudders

SPARK Tough: Adventure/Trail Race Prep Course! Calling All Mudders

We’re all excited about competing together to survive the Tough Mudder Frederick, MD 2012. The event will be taking place on September 8th and 9th.

We have designed a training course specifically to prepare you for each event you will face on the Mud Madness (MM).

If you’re not yet a member of a MM team, feel free to join us on ‘SPARK It UP’. Space is available but limited. As with our team registration, space in our TM Prep Course, starting 4/2/2012, is limited as well. See below for details

Anyone participating in the Tough Mudder or anyone who would like the experience of training with a bunch of Mudders! Participants who are registered with team SPARK It Up will receive team shirt. All others may purchase the SPARK It Up training t-shirt.


Twice per week for 10-weeks of boot camp style classes offered by SPARK Physio’s orthopedic physical therapists and professional strength and conditioning coaches. Veterans of Tough Mudder events and elite level conditioning programs will lead and perform all of the conditioning drills.

We will use primitive exercise techniques specifically designed to prepare participants for each individual obstacle and the high exercise intensity encountered during the Tough Mudder.

Locations will vary over the course of the program. All TBD in advance of training session. Locations will be within the NoVA area and will include public parks, street locations and of course, our facility in Alexandria, VA


Session #1:
Week of April 2nd through the week of June 9th
Session #2:
Week of June 18th through the week of August 25th

Costs and requirements:

Program cost: $299 per participant
(about $15/workout)

All participants will:

·  Read and sign SPARK Physio ‘training client contract’
·  Complete a PAR-Q exercise readiness questionnaire
·  Remit payment by the due date for participation in each session (can mail check or use credit card or cash in person)
·  Adhere to all instructions and advice from professional staff


·         A towel
·         Water
·         Good attitude
·         All the guts you got!

You can officially register beginning today. We need your completed Training Client Contract, your completed PAR-Q and payment no later than 3/26/12. If you would like to complete and mail all of the necessary info and payment or just have questions please email us at As always, feel free to come by our HQ in person. Just let us know when to expect you.


The first workout of Session #1 will meet at 7PM on Monday, April 2nd at our Alexandria location. This session will run longer than most as we will convene briefly for some “chalk talk” and to get everyone acquainted. Workouts during Session #1 will be on Mondays at 7PM and Saturdays at 9AM.


Feel free to pass this info along to anyone you think would enjoy training with us. We’re looking forward to training with you all.