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Hardest course for endurance racers
A NEW challenge launching on Salisbury Plain is promising to be even more challenging than the notoriously hard endurance race Tough Mudder.
Judgement Day will take place next April 26 and 27, offering obstacle course enthusiasts the chance to compete at MoD training facilities where British Special Forces currently train.
The Fighting in Built-Up Areas (FIBUA) and Urban Warfare facility, which has tall buildings, narrow alleys, rubble and sewage tunnels to resemble streets from a town in the middle of a war, is usually off limits to civilians.
Judgement Day founder Mark Buller says it’s something most participants won’t have seen or experienced before and, unlike Tough Mudder and other obstacle races, no course maps or obstacle lists will be published.
“After speaking to a lot of people at events over the last 18 months, many of them felt the current races weren’t evolving quickly enough, and adding a new obstacle here or there just wasn’t challenging them,” he said.
“Doing an event like this, where you don’t know what to expect, that’s a real test of strength and character.”
He said Judgement Day Events Ltd spent six months looking for the best venue to give people an entirely new experience while testing them to the limit.
“The course at Salisbury Plain will do that – the mental challenge of the course will get to everyone at some point during the event.
“We’re starting a revolution and stand by our ethos to continually evolve.
“No two events will be the same; that we can guarantee.”
The company is working in partnership with SportsAid, 220 Triathlon and inov-8.
It will pledge £1 from every registration to support SportsAid and will also be encouraging participants to raise funds for the charity.
People can enter as individuals or teams and can sign up for early bird prices until October 31.
Registration is open at judgement-day.co.uk.
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