For anyone who hasn’t come across it, the Tour de Trigs is a gruelling 24-hour orienteering hike through the wilds of the Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire countryside. Competitors are given a set of map references and get checked off at each one.
If that wasn’t enough, the event is held in December – when the days are short, the temperatures are freezing and the fields are clogged in mud. Worst of all, at least half the trek is done in the dark.
I’ve never done it but my husband has. A crazy five times – usually in lashing rain.
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