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Anguish at the Maldon Mudrace

By RoyBoy  
Every year at about this time Maldon stage their annual mudrace. This year it occurred today and over 200 people took part.

The race entails running across the river at low tide to the bank opposite, along the shoreline and back again. It's mud the whole way.

Today was especially cold and this image depicts the agony of one brave lady who, having finished the race, was crying because her hands were so cold. My heart went out to her.

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Voters: TerryMcK, pberridge, EamonnM and 17 more

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EamonnM Plus
9 1 1 Ireland
4 Jan 2009 7:19PM
Great shot wonderful colours and really captures the moment.
Poor girl deserves a hot shower.

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Bless her heart... you captured the emotion well...
Great fun shot! Nicely captured. Melissa
rowarrior Plus
10 4.4k 9 Scotland
4 Jan 2009 10:01PM
Brr, think I might have been crying too!

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