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Getting caked in mud

junglist_mattyjunglist_matty Posts: 1,656
edited April 2013 in The Crudcatcher
For some unknown reason back in November last year, I was chatting to an old friend who convinced me that it would be great fun to do a 10-12 mile obstacle course all in the name of fun, the date for this event is May 5th (which in Nov was ages away and so accepted to join him).... Now that's just over 2 weeks away and I'm not so enthused about the whole thing, but as I've paid £95 to enter, I'm going to do it!

Anyway, thought I'd share if anyone else has in the past been stupid enough to enter or has entered for this years....


http://toughmudder.co.uk/

So for someone like me, who is certainly not a runner and never has been, this is going to be tough; I'm planning on walking at least half of it..... I'm seriously bored of running "training" as I'm so slow! Why cant it be mountain biking with obstacles, now that would be much better!

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  • bennett_346bennett_346 Posts: 5,092
    but as I've paid £95 to enter, I'm going to do it!
    :shock: :shock:

    Seriously though good luck, that looks tough.

    Though there are a lot of macho bellends on that video.
  • Pesky JonesPesky Jones Posts: 2,986
    Though there are a lot of macho bellends on that video.

    Haha this made me lol
    :D:lol::)cooldad :shock: :? :cry:
  • junglist_mattyjunglist_matty Posts: 1,656
    Though there are a lot of macho bellends on that video.

    LOL....

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    There is one obstacle I'm seriously not looking forward to and that is.....

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  • bennett_346bennett_346 Posts: 5,092
    Fark THAT. I hate being submerged. I'm claustrophobic and hate the thought of getting stuck in something like that and not being able to be pulled out.
  • junglist_mattyjunglist_matty Posts: 1,656
    Fark THAT. I hate being submerged. I'm claustrophobic and hate the thought of getting stuck in something like that and not being able to be pulled out.

    I don't mind crawling through a pipe, but the crawling through a pipe half filled with water is a farking scary thought!

    I'll happily go jump in here twice rather than do that pipe crawl full with water thing....

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    At least there's 5 of us doing it together for moral support!
  • junglist_mattyjunglist_matty Posts: 1,656
    All obstacles listed here.... Some actually look "fun", some look like hell!

    http://toughmudder.co.uk/obstacles/
  • bennett_346bennett_346 Posts: 5,092
    The electric thing looks hilarious.
  • EH_RobEH_Rob Posts: 1,134
    as I've paid £95 to enter, I'm going to do it!

    I bought a bearing press tool for £60 earlier and thought i was crazy.

    my mate did this a couple of years ago and got through it, and he's a proper girl.

    probably the worst thing about it is that you're essentially paying a hundred quid to be cold and wet and hang out with a load of dickbrains. which if you live near southend you could have done for a lot less.
  • lugsey2k5lugsey2k5 Posts: 960
    Did this last year!!! Was epic.
    The ice was like getting punched. They put a foam block under the barbed wire to make you go right to the bottom to get through.
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    Doing another this year in November
  • bennett_346bennett_346 Posts: 5,092
    Tough as i am, i think i would die.
  • ThewaylanderThewaylander Posts: 8,767
    Looks silly to me.. much rather go out on my bike for a day lol
  • bg13bg13 Posts: 4,598
    Fark THAT. I hate being submerged. I'm claustrophobic and hate the thought of getting stuck in some bird like that and not being able to be pulled OFF.

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  • GazlarGazlar Posts: 8,110
    This looks like the kind of thing the likes of Stuart Hall or Richard Hammond would make "hillarious" commentaries for

    So for that reason, i'm out but i wish you the best of luck in grappling with muddy big boys in a large hole
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  • Pesky JonesPesky Jones Posts: 2,986
    Gazlar wrote:
    This looks like the kind of thing the likes of Stuart Hall or Richard Hammond would make "hillarious" commentaries for

    Hahahaha
    :D:lol::)cooldad :shock: :? :cry:
  • junglist_mattyjunglist_matty Posts: 1,656
    Gazlar wrote:
    This looks like the kind of thing the likes of Stuart Hall or Richard Hammond would make "hillarious" commentaries for

    The best description yet.... I have to keep asking myself why I paid to do this, apparently it's supposed to be fun; I'm thinking "fun" is the wrong word to describe this!
  • projectsomeprojectsome Posts: 4,478
    I sent the link to a friend a few months back. She almost 'came' with excitement. She loves her fitness
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