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Holt HQ does Tough Mudder!

“Tough Mudder is no ordinary mud run – it’s an experience. An escape from the everyday. At Tough Mudder, you won’t just face your fears – you’ll knock them down. You’ll go over, around, and through them. You’ll test your strength, stamina, and grit, and you’ll help the Mudders around you to do the same.”

On Sunday 7th May, 9 of our Holtimate Warriors took part in Tough Mudder, a challenging 10 to 12 miles of mud and obstacle courses, thousands of people; serious runners, total beginners, just all-round good company.  No first place, no positioning or timing, it was just about getting to the end (in one piece).

The day started early with a 7am meetup to allow for travel time (and a McDonalds pit stop) to get to Henley on Thames.  After an energetic warm up hosted by Tough Mudder leaders, it was time to show everyone what Holt are made of.

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Jelly legs, numb thighs, bruised elbows and many a push and pull got us all through each of the 20 obstacles.  Throw in the odd hill climb, a dumpster dive into 10 tons of ice and a field of dangling wires packing a mighty 10,000 volts of electricity, really put the ‘tough’ in tough mudder. We scrambled through every stage of the course surrounded by cheering and smiling faces.

Without a doubt this event delivers the biggest display of teamwork imaginable.  Not for the faint hearted, fitness alone isn’t enough, but mental endurance is essential to complete the course and overcome the obstacles.

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The brave team have been collecting donations for our chosen charity, Victoria Education Centre, a day and residential Special School in Poole, Dorset offering specialised high quality education, therapy and care for young people.

So far we have raised over £1,170 so we’d like to say a huge thankyou to all our clients, friends and family who have played a vital part in supporting us. We will continue to collect donations until June 5th 2017, so it’s not too late to donate! If you wish to kindly donate, please click here www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/HoltRecruitment to visit our group donations page.

All money raised will go towards helping children with severe disabilities with equipment and apparatus to aid their education and lifestyle. The grand total raised will be revealed in coming weeks, so don’t forget to follow our social channels to keep up to date!