O West” hosts the world’s leading obstacle course challenge “Tough Mudder” organized by “The TriFactory”

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth and Sports 

O West, a fully integrated town by Orascom Development Egypt, situated in the heart of 6th of October, will host the leading obstacle course challenge “Tough Mudder” on the 5th & 6th of March. Tough Mudder is organized by “The TriFactory”under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Hundreds of participants will take part in Tough Mudder that will include two obstacle course challenges. TM5K course featuring 13 obstacles over 5 kilometres long that should take 1-2 hours to complete. The Tough Mudder Classic course, which will be organised for the very first time at O West. The Classic version is the longer and tougher version of Tough Mudder, featuring 25 industry-leading obstacles spread across 12 kilometres, and is typically more challenging than the TM5K course.  Tough Mudder 5K is suitable from ages 14+, while Tough Mudder Classic welcomes participants ages 16 and older.

“Hosting Tough Mudder in O West comes in line with Orascom Development’s strategy to support sports tourism in Egypt and encouraging amateur athletes of all ages in a fun and exciting atmosphere. It also reinforces our unrelenting vision in creating fully-integrated towns across the countries in which we operate. O West is no exception, the residential town will bring the exceptional experience of living in all aspects; sports, tourism, culture, education and health”. Said Omar El Hamamsy, Group CEO of Orascom Development Holding.

“O West possesses a massive landscape, solid infrastructure, and accessible location qualifying Tough Mudder to stand out immensely. O West hosted the Rally Championship last month and witnessed great success as hundreds of participants took part.” added El-Hamamsy.

Ayman Hakky, Founder & CEO of “The TriFactory”, said: “We are proud to enter into this agreement with O West, which will see another one of our key event offerings organized in partnership with Orascom Development, this time at their new and exciting destination in 6th of October.”

Tough Mudder is the world’s leading obstacle course challenge, founded in the UK and taking place in more than 25 countries across the globe. It is considered the third time to be hosted in the Middle East after the UAE & Oman, and the 3rd year in a row in Egypt.