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Para Regiment men get stuck in the mud for charity
TWO Army privates will play dirty as they try to be crowned the World’s Toughest Mudder.
Rob Wilkins and Daniel Lewis, both 22 and based in the Second Battalion Parachute Regiment, will battle it out in in New Jersey, USA, next month when they take part in a gruelling assault course through the mud.
The pair has made it to the final rounds of World’s Toughest Mudder having already triumphed in a British qualifying event in Kettering in May.
Competitors will try to run the most laps of an arduous course in 24 hours to be crowned winner.
The men are not mucking around and have been preparing for the big day in Mersea’s mudflats for the past month for up to four hours a day.
Rob, who lives in Maldon Road, Colchester, and Daniel, who lives in Gattons Way, Bexley, are raising money for the Afghanistan Trust, which supports ex-airborne personnel as they make the transition into civilian life, many with injuries from working in Afghanistan.
To donate to the cause visit justgiving.com/2paracharity.