Malmö – Family

A fun and challenging race, 2 km and 20 obstacles for kids and adults. From Saturday til Sunday the Malmö race will be transformed into a place where kids and adults can compete together and challenge each other.

Date & Location: 12th of May, 2019. Ribersborgsstranden, Malmoe


Lokale partnere:


What distance is the race?

The race is 2 km and includes 20 obstacles. Toughest standard obstacles are arranged to be fun and challenging for children and adults.

Who can run Toughest Family?

7-13 year olds together with one or more adults over 18 years. There has to be at least one adult and one child in every registration.

Age limits?
Toughest Family is a race for children and adults who want to run together. Therefore is the recommended age adults and children between 7-13 y/o. It’s the year you are born that counts, 7 y/o. If there are older siblings who want to participate they are welcome to join. Younger siblings have to wait, because of safety reasons.

Do I need to know how to swim?

No – not necessary. There will be water obstacles, but these are voluntary. If you choose not to do these obstacles, there is another way.

Is it safe?

We always put safety first and the numbers of injuries are relatively low, almost in comparison with a playground. To get around an obstacle course involves, by definition, different physical efforts. Having said that, scrapes and sprains can occur just like on a playground. There will be medical personnel in the event area, on the course and in the water. It is important that the guardian / responsible adult helps children to assess the obstacles and to decide which once to complete together.

What level is it?

Your level! If you can’t do it by yourself, you can do it together with your teammates. Our courses are designed so that everyone can make it. A lot of obstacles have alternative ways that are easier, therefore it is up to you to set the bar depending on your conditions.  

What happens if I can’t complete an obstacle?

You can try it again or keep running and make the next obstacle.

If I am a child, do I need to run with my parent?

No, you can run with whatever adult you choose.

If I am an adult, do I need to run with my child?

No, you can run with whatever child you choose.

Toughest’s history?

Toughest started in Malmö 2013 and was then Sweden’s first great obstacle race. Today we arrange races in five different countries and over 70 000 people have run our races. Toughest Family is a completely new concept that is held for the first time to mark our 5 year anniversary of Toughest Malmö. This is the first and only time we give children the opportunity to complete a Toughest race containing many of our standard obstacles.


Starting number:

You find your preliminary starting number in the confirmation mail.

Starting envelop:

You pick it up at the event area, from 10 am til one hour before your personal start time.

Starting time:

Preliminary starting times are from 11 am til 3 pm.

Changing room:

Temporary changing rooms are available on site.


Toilets are available on site.

Bag Drop:

Available on site for participants.

You find your Bag Drop tag in the Starting envelop.

We are not responsible for valuables.


Water will be available at the finish line and once during the course. There will also be beverage for sale at the event area, for participants and visitors.


Food will be sold at the event area.



All obstacles at Toughest Family are adapted for children. The adjustments are made in height, length & difficulty.



The most efficient way to get to the race area is by bike. We encourage everyone get to the event area by bike. There will be parking opportunities for bikes near the start and finish line.


It can be tricky to reach the event area by car. There is a limited amount of parking space in the area. If you choose to drive, the parking spaces are:

  • Malmö T-bryggan
  • Ribersborgs Kallbadhus
  • Kockums fritids parkering

Public transport:

From Malmö Central Station it is 10 min by bus.

Bus service:

  • nr 2, direction ”Västra Hamnen”, bus stop ”Malmö Kockum Fritid”
  • nr 3, direction ”Ringlinjen via Erikslust”, bus stop ”Malmö Kockum Fritid”
  • nr 7, direction ”Malmö Ön”, bus stop ”Malmö Öresundsparken”


55° 60.5578′, 12° 97.671′

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