PRINCE WILLIAM, Virginia – November 28, 2018 –Prince William County is proud to announce that it has entered into an agreement to host a Tough Mudder Event at Silver Lake Regional Park in Haymarket, Virginia on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, 2019. The event will be comprised of a Tough Mudder Classic (8-10 mile loop loaded with 25 best-in-class obstacles, including 10 new or updated obstacles on every single course) and a Tough Mudder 5K (3.1 mile course).
“We are excited to welcome Tough Mudder and its many participants to the Gainesville District,” stated Pete Candland, Prince William County Gainesville District Supervisor. “The event is an opportunity to introduce what Prince William County, Virginia is today – a community of choice with iconic history, majestic parks and open space, destination shopping, and culinary and art treasures,” he added.
“We are excited to welcome Tough Mudder to Prince William County as a part of our growing Sports Tourism market,” said Corey A. Stewart, Chairman, Prince William County Board of Supervisors. “Prince William County is a strong draw for outdoor enthusiasts, and this event provides the opportunity to highlight western Prince William County to a broader market of adventure athletes.” he added.
The event highlights the County’s Sports Tourism Program, an initiative designed to attract large-scale sport tournaments and other events that make an economic impact and draw visitors to stay, play, and experience Prince William County.