The 22-year-old marketing professional braved mud miles, ice-cold baths, and electric shocks during Tough Mudder’s South West run to raise funds for Help for Heroes, which supports soldiers injured in military conflicts.
Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses, held around the world, designed by the Special Forces to test stamina, mental grit, and all-round strength. The South West Tough Mudder, which Aimee’s team undertook, is made up of 21 different obstacles over 12 miles of rough, muddy terrain.
Aimee said: “A massive thank you to everyone who sponsored me to defeat Tough Mudder. My team completed the assault course in three hours and 40 minutes and finished inside the top 50 women taking part! Some aspects of the course were extremely challenging, both mentally and physically – the ice bath and electric shocks in particular – but we pulled through and are glad to have done it for such a great cause in Help for Heroes.”
Money raised in sponsorship of Tough Mudder will go towards funding specific Help for Heroes projects to assist wounded, injured, and sick service personnel, along with veterans who have suffered life changing illness or injury, and their families. For more information on Help for Heroes, their mission and ways to raise money to support their cause, visit: www.helpforheroes.org.uk.