Mud, Mums and Medals

An Uphill Adventure

Something really significant happened to me on the 3rd day of 2016. Although I didn’t realise it as the time, I was pretty busy trying to stop myself from being killed.

Packed full of cheese and mulled wine from Christmas, I ran up a very very steep, muddy hill for a few miles and then hurled myself kamikaze style back down the other side, with little regard for what i might impale myself on at the bottom. With 200 other people. In the pouring rain. While recovering from a nasty chest infection.

All things considered it was probably a slightly insane thing to do.

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This Mum Runs is one of Britain’s top Tough Mums

So this week was pretty exciting as I was chosen as one of the finalists in ITVs Tough Mums Challenge on Good Morning Britain. The event was designed to celebrate women who had overcome adversity and are doing amazing things.

The challenge involved taking part in a slightly insane extreme Tough Mudder obstacle course….all on national TV. Eeek!

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