Cumbria

Thousands tackle Total Warrior Challenge at Shap Abbey

  • 4 August 2013
  • From the section Cumbria
Total Warrior 10 Mile Challenge
Competitors had to deal with flaming obstacles in the Total Warrior 10 Mile Challenge in Shap
The Warrior 10 mile Challenge
Those taking part were challenged to dive under logs placed in water obstacles
The Total Warrior 10 mile challenge
Man-made challenges included a huge water chute down a hillside
The Total Warrior 10 mile challenge
Weather conditions at Shap Abbey were near perfect for the weekend event
The Total Warrior 10 mile challenge
Organisers worked with former soldiers to design many of the obstacles
Total Warrior 10 mile Challenge
Many of those taking part were raising money for charity

About 5,000 competitors jumped through flames and battled with other obstacles in a 10 mile endurance test in Cumbria.

The Total Warrior 10 Mile Challenge included features such as the Human BBQ and Peaks of Pain creating a test of strength, stamina and agility.

The weekend event at Shap Abbey called on those taking part to overcome rugged terrain, five river crossings and up to 25 specially designed obstacles.

Organisers said the event created a "great personal test" for competitors.

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