We recently took part in a strenuous 5k mud run to raise funds for St Giles Hospice in Staffordshire, a charity we have worked with for more than 15 years.
We managed to raise £500 in sponsorship money ahead of the event on Sunday 9th October, and a team of 10 of us volunteered to grapple with the various obstacles scattered throughout the 5k mud run.
Based at Cliff Lakes Waterpark in Tamworth, the St Giles Hospice Mud Run included tough obstacles ranging from swimming in the bitterly cold lakes, vertical wall climbing, and icy cold slip and slides.
Jane Webb, Director at Webb Associates, says: “St Giles Hospice is an organisation we’re all passionate about supporting, and we’ve worked with the charity for many years. The mud run was something we were excited to get involved in to help such a great cause.
“We’re thrilled with the amount raised for this excellent charity and would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who sponsored us, being covered head-to-toe in mud on a cold Sunday morning was definitely worth it!
“The course was fun and organised brilliantly, there was a fantastic turn out and the team all enjoyed themselves whilst raising money for a great cause.”
St Giles Hospice is a registered charity which provides high-quality care to those living with cancer and other serious illnesses in Whittington, Walsall, Sutton Coldfield, Uttoxeter, and surrounding areas.
The charity relies on fundraising and donations to continue to offer patients individually-tailored care, so if you’d like to learn more about how you can help please visit the website at www.stgileshospice.com.