Diamond Mikes' Multi Challenges!
#3 - Mens Health Challenge - 07th October 2012
Sunday 07th of October, Diamond Mike took on his most daring challenge to date, entering the Mens Health Survival of the Fittest race. A supposedly 10k race around Cardiff that featured an obstacle every kilometre. All was not how it seemed however, with the course nearing 12km long and a total of 13 obstacles, it was psychological warfare. To make matters worse Diamond had injured his knee earlier in the week whilst training in the poor, autumn conditions. This came into effect from the second obstacle when a vertical jump of 6 foot was necessary. His knee buckled and the rest of the course was limped as a result. Most would have pulled out, Diamond simply gritted his teeth (tooth), held back the tear(s) and completed the course in a respectable time of 1hr 33min.
When asked how he planned to heal his knee ready for the Cardiff Half Marathon, Diamond Mike gallantly replied:
“I’ll heal when I’m dead.”