Muddy Mayhem 2018: Runners muck in at Knebworth Park for Garden House Hospice Care

PUBLISHED: 14:16 19 March 2018 | UPDATED: 17:08 19 March 2018

Runners braved the snow at the weekend and got their hands dirty for Garden House Hospice Care. Picture: Hitchin Camera Club

Runners braved the snow at the weekend and got their hands dirty for Garden House Hospice Care. Picture: Hitchin Camera Club

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Despite the cold snap at the weekend, more than 600 runners turned out for Garden House Hospice Care’s annual Muddy Mayhem race in Knebworth on Saturday.

Muddy Mayhem - Emily Rose Hair & Beauty Boutique - Watton At Stone.


Picture: Karyn HaddonMuddy Mayhem - Emily Rose Hair & Beauty Boutique - Watton At Stone. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Temperatures dipped to -2°C as participants braved wet and muddy obstacles to raise funds for the Letchworth-based hospice.

The 5k course was adjusted slightly due to the conditions, though most runners still chose to go through the majority of the obstacles.

The hospice’s event manager Sophie Bottazzi said: “We would like to thank all those who took part in the event on Saturday, their supporters and sponsors, and also to our many volunteers and local army cadets who enabled the event to take place.

“The conditions were challenging for everyone though the spirit on the day was amazing.

Muddy Mayhem - The competitors warm up.


Picture: Karyn HaddonMuddy Mayhem - The competitors warm up. Picture: Karyn Haddon

“Money from this event will go towards our wide range of services for patients, their carers, and families facing a life limiting illness – every pound raised will help.”

To find out more about fundraising for GHHC go to: ghhospicecare.org.uk/support-us/fundraising.

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Muddy Mayhem - In Memory Of Mandy Ward.


Picture: Karyn HaddonMuddy Mayhem - In Memory Of Mandy Ward. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Muddy Mayhem. Picture: Hitchin Camera ClubMuddy Mayhem. Picture: Hitchin Camera Club

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