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Gallery: Challengers take on mucky obstacle course in Hollesley

PUBLISHED: 12:15 21 May 2014 | UPDATED: 12:43 21 May 2014

Competitors took part in the Insane Terrain run in Poplar Park on Sunday.

Competitors took part in the Insane Terrain run in Poplar Park on Sunday.

Sarah Lucy brown

Dozens ended up wet and muddy on an obstacle course in the Suffolk countryside.

The Insane Terrain event at Poplar Park, Hollesley, saw people take part in a 5km or 10km obstacle course.

Among participants were brothers Rob and Martin Cornwell, and friend Andy O’Donnell – all wearing giant nappies and raising money for the neo-natal unit at Ipswich Hospital as a thank you for saving the life of Martin’s baby boy Charlie.

Martin, of Felixstowe, said: “It was quite mucky – we were covered from head to toe!”

Martin’s wife Kerry was 29 weeks pregnant when she gave birth to Charlie on May 1 last year. He was just 2lb and 15oz.

After 50 days in hospital, Charlie pulled through and is now in full health.

The team have done the eight-mile Gladi8tor at Thetford Forest, and in July will be on a 10k run at Jimmy’s Farm. People can donate at justgiving.com/Rob-cornwell.

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