I was a spectator at one of the annual Tough Mudder obstacle runs last weekend. If you don’t know what Tough Mudder is, it’s a team-oriented, 11-12 mile (18-20 km) obstacle course designed to test physical strength and mental fortitude. Obstacles involve crawling through tight, enclosed spaces, climbing 4-5 meters plank walls, running through water … Continue reading
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How Tough Do You Think You Are?
Tough Mudder obstacle course, Kettering, UK. A week ago I would have said that watching people voluntarily drench themselves in mud in the spirit of justified puerility is not my idea of fun. I stand corrected. There is nothing wrong with silly behaviour, with returning to a childlike state by reminding ourselves what we liked so … Continue reading