General

Other frequently asked questions

Rules, terms & conditions

General, Race

§1 As a participant, you are required to know all the rules of the race.

§2 As a participant, you are required to follow all the rules.

§3 All participation is at your own risk. Toughest disclaims all liability for damages caused to the participants and/or their equipment. If any participant and/or their equipment/clothes are damaged the organizers are not responsible. We recommend all participants to have insurance for this kind of activity.

§4 All registrations for Toughest are final. The organizers will not refund any registration, regardless of reason.

§5 The organizers reserve the right to change the race at any time as they see fit.

§6 There will be a marked path throughout the course. Follow it.

§7 Toughest is a challenge for everyon, regardless of training level. If someone needs help, help them!

§8 If you get injured, or if you notice someone getting injured during the race you are required to call for our team’s attention.

§9 The minimum age to participate is 18 years. Underage participants must submit an application with signed approval from their legal guardians. The application must be approved by the organizer's team before participation.

§10 The Race Committee reserves the right to cancel the race. If a race is cancelled due to circumstances outside of the organisers control, such as, but not limited to, climate/weather, diseases, outbreaks etc, there will be no refund of tickets or other costs such as travel, hotel, gear etc.

§11 Alcohol and drugs are strictly forbidden while running the race. If suspected to be running under the influence, race management may disqualify and stop participants from running.

§12 Drugs that are classified as doping are not allowed.

§13 All changes in your registration (transfers, team name etc.) must to be done at latest 1 week before the race. All requests after that point will not be handled.

§14 The organizer will hire professional photographers on every single event. Both pictures and film will be captured. As participant, you give your permission for the organizer to use this material in what ever way they want. This also includes third party partners, such as (but not limited to) timing partners and sponsor partners.

§15 You will be given a chip when picking up your start envelope. This chip is used for time tracking. It should be attached at the lower end of your leg, around your ankle. If the chip is not returned to the organizer after the race, you will be debited a fee of 200 SEK.

Is it possible to follow my friends throughout the course?

General, Event area

The course consists of various "loops", each returning to the main event area. Spectators can therefore see and cheer on participants each time they re-enter the event area. Depending on the terrain, it is also possible to run alongside the track.

Note that it is forbidden to enter the track except for at the dedicated crossings. This is to avoid any interference with our participants during the race.

Can I visit the event area without participating in the race?

General, Event area

Absolutely! We encourage everyone to join the festivities at the event area. Bring your friends and family, grab something to eat/drink and see our participants beat their obstacles. Entrance is free of cost.

Can I collect all starting envelopes for my group?

General, Event area

Yes, it is ok to collect all starting envelopes for your team/group. To do so, you must be able to provide registration IDs, starting numbers and valid identification cards for all participants.

 

Where can i purchase a gift card?

General, Registration

Gift cards are available for purchase during registration. Follow the instructions below.

  1. Visit the registration page and select event.
  2. Fill in the participant's details, i.e. the person who will receive the gift card.
    Make sure to enter your own e-mail address, since confirmation and other details will be sent to this address!
  3. Select either downloadable (free) or printed gift card (additional fee).
    For printed gift cards, you must also specify a delivery address.
  4. Complete the registration and payment.
  5. A confirmation will be sent to your E-mail address. If you have selected the downloadable, a download link will be available in the confirmation e-mail. Printed gift cards will be sent to the delivery address.

Registration

The sign-up process

Where can i purchase a gift card?

General, Registration

Gift cards are available for purchase during registration. Follow the instructions below.

  1. Visit the registration page and select event.
  2. Fill in the participant's details, i.e. the person who will receive the gift card.
    Make sure to enter your own e-mail address, since confirmation and other details will be sent to this address!
  3. Select either downloadable (free) or printed gift card (additional fee).
    For printed gift cards, you must also specify a delivery address.
  4. Complete the registration and payment.
  5. A confirmation will be sent to your E-mail address. If you have selected the downloadable, a download link will be available in the confirmation e-mail. Printed gift cards will be sent to the delivery address.

I can not find my confirmation e-mail

Registration, Pre race

If you can not find your confirmation E-mail, start by searching your inbox, spam and trash folder. Search for "Toughest".

If the above fails, contact us at info@toughest.se and we will help you out. Make sure to provide us with the following:

  • Full name
  • E-mail address used during sign-up
  • Registration id (if you have it)

Can I change my ticket to an other event?

Registration, Pre race

No, it is not possible to change event once the ticket has been purchased. If you are unable to participate, we recommend giving/selling the ticket to someone else by doing a transfer (more info found on the FAQ page).

Can I give or sell my ticket to someone else?

Registration, Pre race

All tickets are personal and we will ask for a valid identification card when you collect your starting envelope.

If you are unable to participate, it is possible to change the name/transfer your ticket up until 7 days before the event. If you have purchased our "Changes & Transfers" service, the transfer is free of cost. If not, an additional fee will be charged.

Transfers are handled here.

Can I run with more than one child on a Family race?

Registration

Yes, it is entirely up to the adult to assess how many children he/she can handle and care for during the race. Note that the adult does not have to be a parent/legal guardian.

We encourage mixing adults/children and sharing the experience with as many as possible. The more, the merrier!

Can I buy a ticket the same day as the race?

Registration

Yes, tickets are available for purchase in our shop at the event area, given that the event is not sold out.

Purchase your ticket in the shop and show your receipt at the registration tent to receive your starting envelope. You are then allowed to join same starting group as your team members/friends, or any other group that fits your needs.

Tickets purchased at the event area are subject to local price variations.
Note that we only accept card payments.

Can i sign up my company and pay via invoice?

Registration

Yes, companies and larger groups have the possibility to make a coordinated group registration and pay via invoice. Read more on our page for businesses.

Can I choose starting time?

Registration, Pre race

No, it is not possible to select starting time. Starting times are processed according to the following:

  • The earlier you sign up, the earlier you will start.
  • If you are running in a team, you and your team members will start together, in which case, the first registration in that team will be used to determine the starting time.

Is there an age limit?

Registration

Main race

To run our Main race, you must be at least 18 years of age by the time of the event.

Underage participation is however possible by submitting a permit from parents/legal guardians. The signed document must be sent to us 1 week before the race at latest. Please note that you will not be allowed to participate until the document has been received and approved by our team and we recommend that you submit the application before you sign up.

Download underage application form

Family race

To run our Family race, the recommended age is at least 5 years.

Underage participants (<18 years) must be accompanied by an adult. Note that the adult does not have to be a parent/legal guardian. All adults running together with child are responsible for the underage participants in that group, and it is their responsibility to ensure that they have the appropriate permission from their legal guardians.

Can I start in the same group as my friends?

Registration

To ensure that you will start in the same group, you must make sure to enter the same team name, with the exact same spelling, during the registration process. If you coordinate a group registration (see below), you will all get the same team name automatically.

To make a group registration, simply select the amount of participants during the registration process. Fill in the details for each participant. All members will get the same team name, which will ensure that you will start in the same starting group.

I want to register me and my friends. How do I do?

Registration

To make a group registration, simply select the amount of participants during the registration process. Fill in the details for each participant. All members will get the same team name, which will ensure that you will start in the same starting group.

If you are signing up separately, make sure to enter the same team name, with the exact same spelling. You will then receive the same starting group.

Pre race

Before the race

Is it possible to change starting group?

Pre race, Race

No, it is not possible to change starting group. The starting groups are scheduled and sized to achieve the smoothest flow possible throughout the course and thereby preventing/reducing any queues.

When will I receive my starting time?

Pre race

Main race starting lists are generally processed on Tuesday before the event and Family races are generally processed on Wednesday before the event.

I can not find my confirmation e-mail

Registration, Pre race

If you can not find your confirmation E-mail, start by searching your inbox, spam and trash folder. Search for "Toughest".

If the above fails, contact us at info@toughest.se and we will help you out. Make sure to provide us with the following:

  • Full name
  • E-mail address used during sign-up
  • Registration id (if you have it)

Can I change my ticket to an other event?

Registration, Pre race

No, it is not possible to change event once the ticket has been purchased. If you are unable to participate, we recommend giving/selling the ticket to someone else by doing a transfer (more info found on the FAQ page).

Can I give or sell my ticket to someone else?

Registration, Pre race

All tickets are personal and we will ask for a valid identification card when you collect your starting envelope.

If you are unable to participate, it is possible to change the name/transfer your ticket up until 7 days before the event. If you have purchased our "Changes & Transfers" service, the transfer is free of cost. If not, an additional fee will be charged.

Transfers are handled here.

Can I choose starting time?

Registration, Pre race

No, it is not possible to select starting time. Starting times are processed according to the following:

  • The earlier you sign up, the earlier you will start.
  • If you are running in a team, you and your team members will start together, in which case, the first registration in that team will be used to determine the starting time.

Race

During the race

Rules, terms & conditions

General, Race

§1 As a participant, you are required to know all the rules of the race.

§2 As a participant, you are required to follow all the rules.

§3 All participation is at your own risk. Toughest disclaims all liability for damages caused to the participants and/or their equipment. If any participant and/or their equipment/clothes are damaged the organizers are not responsible. We recommend all participants to have insurance for this kind of activity.

§4 All registrations for Toughest are final. The organizers will not refund any registration, regardless of reason.

§5 The organizers reserve the right to change the race at any time as they see fit.

§6 There will be a marked path throughout the course. Follow it.

§7 Toughest is a challenge for everyon, regardless of training level. If someone needs help, help them!

§8 If you get injured, or if you notice someone getting injured during the race you are required to call for our team’s attention.

§9 The minimum age to participate is 18 years. Underage participants must submit an application with signed approval from their legal guardians. The application must be approved by the organizer's team before participation.

§10 The Race Committee reserves the right to cancel the race. If a race is cancelled due to circumstances outside of the organisers control, such as, but not limited to, climate/weather, diseases, outbreaks etc, there will be no refund of tickets or other costs such as travel, hotel, gear etc.

§11 Alcohol and drugs are strictly forbidden while running the race. If suspected to be running under the influence, race management may disqualify and stop participants from running.

§12 Drugs that are classified as doping are not allowed.

§13 All changes in your registration (transfers, team name etc.) must to be done at latest 1 week before the race. All requests after that point will not be handled.

§14 The organizer will hire professional photographers on every single event. Both pictures and film will be captured. As participant, you give your permission for the organizer to use this material in what ever way they want. This also includes third party partners, such as (but not limited to) timing partners and sponsor partners.

§15 You will be given a chip when picking up your start envelope. This chip is used for time tracking. It should be attached at the lower end of your leg, around your ankle. If the chip is not returned to the organizer after the race, you will be debited a fee of 200 SEK.

Do I need to be able to swim?

Race

Main race: Yes
Family race: No (water may be present, but it is possible to avoid it)

Since water obstacles exist in some of our races, ability to swim is recommended. Distance in the water varies and can be up to 20 m. In some cases you can avoid the water by doing a penalty round. If you are unsure if your swimming abilities are sufficient, don't hesitate to contact us at info@toughest.se.

All children are offered a floating vest before our water obstacles.

How trained/fit must I be to run Toughest?

Race

Our races are designed so that everyone, regardless of fitness and training level, can complete them. Mental strength and grit is more important than physical condition.

However, if timing results matter to you, or you wish to run in our competition classes, you must be physically fit.

The course consists of approx. 8 km of varied terrain and approx. 40 obstacles.

Do you have any obstacles involving electricity?

Race

No, absolutely not. Obstacles designed to cause mental/physical pain are not our cup of tea. Focus on the race, that is more than enough.

Are there any water stations?

Race, Event area

There are 2-3 water depots throughout the course, as well as one at the finish line. If you wish to fill your water bottles or drink before the race, water will be available for purchase at our food trucks.

Will there be medical assistance?

Race

Yes, of course. We always have trained and professional medical staff at our events. A medical tent is placed at the event area, close to the finish line where you can seek assistance if needed. There is also a mobile medical team which will attend to all incidents throughout the course.

Will there be time tracking?

Race

Main race

Time tracking is present at our Main races. Your starting envelope will contain a chip to wear around your ankle. The chip is activated when you start, and stopped when you cross the finish line.

Family race

Time tracking is not present at our Family races.

Do I need gloves?

Race

Gloves provides the benefit of extra protection and grip which many may prefer. It is up to each and everyone to decide if they wish to wear gloves or not.

Gloves are available for purchase in our online shop or in the shop at the event area.

Is it allowed to wear shoes with spikes?

Race

No, it is not allowed to wear spiked trainers during our races.

What is a Family lane?

Race

All obstacles on our Family races are modified so that both young and old can complete them. Our Family lanes are an easier alternative to the main obstacle.

What is a follow obstacle?

Race

The obstacles with Fast lanes also have so called "Follow obstacles" after the main obstacle. These are smaller obstacles placed directly after the main obstacle.

If you choose the Fast lane, you will not have to complete any follow obstacles.

What is a fast lane?

Race

You will find our fast lanes at some of our larger, more technical obstacles. They are marked with green. A fast lane is a technically more difficult alternative to the main obstacle. By choosing the fast lane you will save time compared to the main lane, since you will not have to do the "follow obstacle".

What is a penalty round?

Race

A penalty round is an alternative route if you are unable to finish or wish to skip an obstacle. They are marked with red next to the main obstacle, and usually consist of an additional jog of 150-200m.

Do I need to complete all obstacles?

Race

No, you do not have to complete all obstacles*. Simply take the penalty round and continue with the race.

* Note that if you are participating in one of our competition classes (Elite/Qualifier/Age group), extraordinary rules apply.

Is it possible to change starting group?

Pre race, Race

No, it is not possible to change starting group. The starting groups are scheduled and sized to achieve the smoothest flow possible throughout the course and thereby preventing/reducing any queues.

How does the start work?

Race

When it is your time to start, you should enter the starting area. Follow the speaker's instructions and start running!

The first starting groups of the day are dedicated to the Elite, Qualifier and other competition classes. Regular starting groups are then sent off about every five minutes.

Post race

After the race

Do I receive a prize?

Post race

All our participants will receive a medal and a bracelet as a memento the accomplishment. Bragging rights included.

Where can I find the pictures taken during the race?

Post race

The pictures taken by our photographers will be posted on our Facebook page a couple of days after the race. A recap video will also be published, generally during the following week.

Where do I find my results?

Post race

Your results will be available on the event page after the race. If you can not find your time, please contact our timing partner at resultat@est.se.

Event area

Finding your way at the event

Will there be showers?

Event area

No, there are generally no showers at the event area. In Gothenburg, showers are available by the parking lot, about 1 km from the event area.

Are there any changing rooms?

Event area

You will find a closed changing area (one for gents and one for ladies) at the event area. Note that these are generally without heat/water/roof. We recommend you to bring an extra set of dry and warm clothes/shoes for after the race.

Will there be a wardrobe/bag drop?

Event area

Our participants may use the dedicated bag drop at the event area.

Your wardrobe slip is included in your starting envelope (do not lose it!). Although the wardrobe is monitored by our crew, we do not take responsibility for theft and loss of other valuables. Storage is at some cases without roof, so we recommend water resistant bags on days with bad weather (a garbage bag is a good option if you do not have any water proof bags).

Is it possible to follow my friends throughout the course?

General, Event area

The course consists of various "loops", each returning to the main event area. Spectators can therefore see and cheer on participants each time they re-enter the event area. Depending on the terrain, it is also possible to run alongside the track.

Note that it is forbidden to enter the track except for at the dedicated crossings. This is to avoid any interference with our participants during the race.

Can I visit the event area without participating in the race?

General, Event area

Absolutely! We encourage everyone to join the festivities at the event area. Bring your friends and family, grab something to eat/drink and see our participants beat their obstacles. Entrance is free of cost.

Can I collect all starting envelopes for my group?

General, Event area

Yes, it is ok to collect all starting envelopes for your team/group. To do so, you must be able to provide registration IDs, starting numbers and valid identification cards for all participants.

 

Where do I collect my staring envelope?

Event area

Your starting envelope is available for pick up at the event area from 08:30. Please collect your starting envelope at least 30-60 minutes before your starting time.

Important: Remember to bring your registration ID, starting number and a valid identification card.

Where do I find the start and finish zone?

Event area

Both the start and finish zone is located at the heart of the event area, alongside our sponsors, food trucks and other amenities.

Are there any water stations?

Race, Event area

There are 2-3 water depots throughout the course, as well as one at the finish line. If you wish to fill your water bottles or drink before the race, water will be available for purchase at our food trucks.

Contact

Didn’t find answers to your questions? Feel free to contact us.

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