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Spot yourself - if you can - at the Quack Splat Go mud run near Woodbridge

PUBLISHED: 19:30 17 September 2018 | UPDATED: 18:50 18 September 2018

A charity muddy obstacle race to raise money for Fresh Start-New Beginnings near Woodbridge Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

A charity muddy obstacle race to raise money for Fresh Start-New Beginnings near Woodbridge Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

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Hundreds of mud-hungry athletes raised more than £1,000 for charity as they took on the infamous Black Ditch.

Got to loosen up before you crawl through miles of mud Picture: SONYA DUNCANGot to loosen up before you crawl through miles of mud Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

The annual charity course organised by Quack Splat Go saw people swim through deep ditches, over obstacles, and through tunnels in a 6km obstacle course of thick mud near Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Each runner was offered a rubber duck at the start of the race with every duck that crossed the finish line leading to a 50p donation to Fresh Start New Beginnings, a charity that supports children who have suffered sexual abuse.

Friends will get you through the hardest moments in your life Picture: SONYA DUNCANFriends will get you through the hardest moments in your life Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Martin Smith, 41, an operations manager at Ideal Choice, braved the mud along with two of his co-workers.

He said: “It was brilliant, I’ve done a few Tough Mudder challenges before and I wasn’t sure what to expect from one that had been organised locally but it was on par with the ones I’ve done before

You won't be smiling when you have to wash those clothes Picture: SONYA DUNCANYou won't be smiling when you have to wash those clothes Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

“I didn’t realise you could crawl through that much mud.”

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