Fundraisers from Mattishall take on five mile obstacle course to raise money for East Anglian Air Ambulance

Personal trainer Oliver Jordan and Gymtec member Mandie Dunning took on a five mile mud obstacle run

Personal trainer Oliver Jordan and Gymtec member Mandie Dunning took on a five mile mud obstacle run to support East Anglian Air Ambulance. Picture: Gymtec - Credit: Archant

A personal trainer and a member of Gymtec Fitness in Mattishall have taken part in a five mile obstacle course to raise funds for East Anglian Air Ambulance.

The run called Only the Brave took place over the weekend of April 1 at Elvedon Estate near Thetford.

Personal trainer Oliver Jordan and gym member Mandie Dunning were among nearly 1,500 participants running, crawling and climbing their way to the finish line.

It is estimated the event raised over £147,000, beating last year's total of £110,000. The money will go towards keeping service's helicopters in the air and saving lives.

Patrick Peal, CEO of the air ambulance said: 'It's lovely to see everyone here enjoying their day despite being absolutely sopping wet from head to toe. This is a major fundraising event for us and it gets people actively involved. There are patients and families here doing it to say thank you to the air ambulance.'


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