Keep your New Year fitness challenge on track with a muddy challenge (From Darlington and Stockton Times)
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Keep your New Year fitness challenge on track with a muddy challenge
6:14pm Tuesday 7th January 2014 in News
PEOPLE are being encouraged to kick-start their New Year fitness regimes by signing up for one of the region’s toughest – and muddiest – challenges.
Registration for Muddy Mayhem, at Hardwick Park, near Sedgefield in County Durham, is already open and those who sign up before the end of this month will receive a £5 discount on the entrance fee.
The event, organised by Durham County Council, is taking place on Sunday, March 23, and competitors can choose between a 5km or a 10km obstacle-filled mud run.
Standard entrance fees are £25 for the 5km course and £30 for the 10km course and the early bird discounts are available for people who register before Friday, January 31.
Maria Murphy, countryside development officer at Durham County Council, said: “We’re urging people to sign up now for the Muddy Mayhem event.
“As well as being able to take advantage of the early bird discount people will also have a big incentive to keep up their New Year fitness plans.
“And as an added incentive people can also choose to raise money for one of our three chosen charities – Help for Heroes, Butterwick Hospice or Butterfly Conservation.”
To register visit www.durham.gov.uk/muddymayhem
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