On Saturday 4th November, Director, Emlyn Evans and team braved the cold to take part in the Winter Wolf Run in Stanford Hall, Leicestershire in support of The Myton Hospices, our charity of the year.
As you may have gathered from the name, it’s a run – but not any run…a challenging 10K route through Woods, Obstacles, Lakes and Fields (hence ‘WOLF’) with plenty of mud along the way. There are four events throughout the year: spring, summer, autumn and winter – winter is known as the toughest of them all due to the cold weather conditions. Brrr, we get chills just thinking about it!
We asked Emlyn about his experiences of the event.
Did you do any training? No – I’ve paid for it over the last week though as I’ve got aches in places I didn’t know existed!
What was your favourite part of the route? The mud in the Mudsucker obstacle and seeing everyone wading through waist-deep mud
Considering the amount of mud, the team returned looking relatively clean – and still smiling, as you can see!
They stuck together as a team throughout the route, reaching the finish in the impressive time of 1 hour 15 minutes. While that’s definitely something to smile about, an even bigger reason is the fact they raised £150 for The Myton Hospices – an incredible charity within our community we’re pleased to be supporting.
It’s over to Emlyn for final comments:
Running through open fields, getting over/through/under obstacles and ending up wet and muddy with good friends whilst raising money is the perfect tonic to the end of working week! We are hoping to compete in all four Wolf Run events over the next year!
We’ll hold you to that! Well done to all.
Keep an eye out for more fundraising activities in support of The Myton Hospices.