The Tough Sander is an easier form of a Tough Mudder held entirely on the beach. The race is open to teams and individuals. There is a small swim component. However, the swim component is optional. This year's event will be held on Saturday, September 6th (after Labor Day) on the beach at Pier Village (Long Branch, NJ).
The Tough Sander is a charitable event in support of the 15-40 Connection. The survival rates of people who get cancer between the ages of 15-40 has not improved in the past 40 years. The 15-40 Connection is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the awareness and educating individuals to check themselves for cancer and take assertive action in response to persistent health changes.
To learn more about the Tough Sander please visit http://2014toughsander.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1107692
To learn more about the 15-40 Connection please visit http://15-40.org.