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The Suffering Obstacle Race is waiting, are you ready?

Author: Women's Running Magazine

Read Time:   |  January 3, 2017

The Suffering Obstacle Race is waiting, are you ready?

The Suffering is an action packed fun day in the mud
Run around the magnificent Rockingham Castle or industrial Rockingham Motor Speedway.  You’ll crawl through mud, wade through water, take on our crazy obstacles and have an awesome day out! 

“Recognised as one of the most diverse events on the UK events calendar. The Suffering has everything from Kids OCR to hard-core Legends Challenge. The Legends Race consistently proves itself to be one of the ultimate challenges for even the most seasoned of racer.” 
Carl Wibberly – Obstacle Race Magazine 

The Suffering has something for everyone
The 5K is perfect for the beginner or charity runner. 

The 10K has the perfect mix of obstacles, mud and fun. 

The championship qualifying 10 miler is where the pain begins. Taking on this challenge is not for the faint-hearted. You will need your wits about you!

For the truly insane take on our award-winning Suffering Legend or Relentless Suffering Challenges.  

In case the incredible sense of satisfaction isn’t enough, for completing any of our OCR challenges and you’ll take home our award-winning Finisher t-shirt and medal.

We even have a race for families and kids, but don’t be fooled… This is no fun run around the park. Be prepared for a ton of mini obstacles, mud and splashing around in big puddles.  

Running solo? No worries…
Whether running solo or in a team, for personal achievement or for charity, The Suffering is perfect for you. The camaraderie on the course is second to none and you’ll never feel like you’re running alone. New friends are around every corner to help you through the mud and over the obstacles, and if no-one else is there you can call on our extra-friendly marshals to give you a hand. 

Looking for the ultimate challenge?
Our 2 challenge races have been internationally recognised as incredibly tough. As a testament to this, The Suffering is the only race in the world where you can auto-qualify for the World, European and UK Championships. The OCR community also voted our challenge series as their Toughest Event of 2016. 

Why run with us?
We’re more than just a race. The Suffering has earned the respect of the Obstacle Course Race Community by consistently creating beautiful and challenging races. Add to this our impeccable customer service and friendly team, and there’s no reason not to Suffer. So join the ‘000s of other runners in 2017 and let’s take on The Suffering together! 

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