Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Head torches beamed through a dark March sky as over 100 fundraising stars braved the cold, wind and mud to take part in the first ever night time obstacle race for Peace Hospice Care.

But despite freezing temperatures, the atmosphere was warm and welcoming. Supportive onlookers cheered on the runners urging them to grit their teeth and keep going.

The two mile mission may have been tough, but the celebrations and sense of the achievement at the finishing line were tremendous.

 'I survived mud, wind, water and bitter temperatures and the obstacles tested me to the limits but it was really great fun,' said Hilary Lythgoe who took part in the event with a forty strong team from British Military Fitness.

'I felt a great sense of achievement,' she added. 'I have already signed up for the Rainbow Run and Push it for the Peace  and would urge anyone to get involved in future events for the Hospice.

The Push It Night Run looks set to have raised more than £8,000 for Peace Hospice Care.

For further information on future events for Peace Hospice Care email events@peacehospicecare.org.uk  or call 01923 335370