Runners get set for muddy obstacle course event

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Over a thousand runners will descend on a Nottinghamshire airfield to take part in a mud running event to raise funds for military charities.

The event called Airfield Anarchy will take place on Saturday, March 22, at RAF Winthorpe in Newark.

A total of 1,500 runners will tackle miles of muddy terrain and clamber over 30 obstacles including walls, monkey bars and rope swings.

There will also be a parachute display, fireworks, a World War II battle re-enactment, hog roast, live music and weekend camping.

Funds raised will go to the RAF Benevolent fund.

Registration will begin at 9.30am. The first wave of runners sets off at 10.30am.

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