Mud, mud, glorious mud! Commando Challenge 2018 photos

PUBLISHED: 12:36 23 October 2018 | UPDATED: 12:36 23 October 2018

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common,  fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common, fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

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A record number of hardy mud lovers tackled this year’s Royal Marines Commando Challenge on Woodbury Common.

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common,  fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common, fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than 1,000 braved the Royal Marines’ own endurance training course, something usually reserved for the recruits to earn their coveted Green Beret.

Funds raised at the event will benefit the The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust.

Next year’s event will take place on October 12 and 13, 2019. Online entries will be available soon.

Entrants tackled a 5k or 10k course, tackled underwater and muddy obstacles; the submersed sheep dip, tunnels, mud and a stream wades.

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common,  fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common, fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

Caroline Creer, Royal Marines Commando Challenge spokeswoman, said: “We were probably one of the few events taking place over that weekend that weren’t too worried about the weather, as it just made the mud muddier. “

She added “Although we are unable to say at the moment how much was raised, it was a record year, not only for entrants, but for those who were raising funds to support our two charities. Thank you to everyone who took part.”

Register your interest for the 2019 Commando Challenge now at www.commandochallenge.co.uk

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common,  fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common, fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common,  fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common, fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common,  fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common, fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common,  fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common, fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common,  fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common, fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common,  fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common, fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common,  fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

More than a thousand hardy souls tackled the 2018 Royal Marines Commando Challenge, on Woodbury Common, fundraising for The Royal Marines Charity and Devon Air Ambulance Trust

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