Personal trainer gets muddy for charity

Michael Easton gets to grips with the monkey bars in the Tough Mudder race

Michael Easton gets to grips with the monkey bars in the Tough Mudder race - Credit: Archant

THE going got tough for a personal trainer when he took part in a 12-mile obstacle course race in the name of charity.

Michael Easton, 23, from Bassingbourn, was part of the Norwich Mud Flaps team which competed in the Tough Mudder challenge held in Kettering earlier this month.

He said: “It is a very hard 12-mile obstacle course designed by the military’s special forces, including lots of mud and cold water and I got utterly wet and muddy.”

Mr Easton, who completed the course in “about three hours” is raising money for Stevenage-based charity The Phoenix Group, an organisation which supports deaf children. So far he has raised more than £500.

To sponsor him log on to www.justgiving.com/Mike-Easton