After weeks, days, (and in some cases hours) of training, Race Day was upon us. Kitted out in our matching #TeamBigwave T-shirts and secretly wishing we had done a few more squats and press ups in preparation, all 14 of us were ready to take on the mammoth 10k assault course (which we had just been informed was closer to 13k) with no less than 40 obstacles between us and the finish line.
After a quick warm-up led by a very enthusiastic Scotsman (complete with kilt), a few team photos and a pep talk from our very own Mr. Motivator, designer J.P, we were off!
We had all watched the videos and studied the maps but I don’t think any of us were truly prepared for the amount of mud that was ahead of us. Some of us handled it far better than others with myself being the first to fall victim to the chest high sludge, all of which was of course caught on camera.
Spirits were high amongst the Bigwave team throughout, with everyone working together to make it a true team effort. We crossed the line in just over 3 hours, exhausted and a bit bruised but all in one piece and overjoyed to have finished as a team.
So far we have raised a brilliant £542.50 for Force Cancer Charity so a massive thank you to everyone who has supported us. If anyone would still like to donate, please visit our fundraising page - and don’t forget to check out all the photos from the day!
Bring on next year’s race!