Obstacle Mud Runner - issue 17

38 RACE : CHARITY 16 Can you spare a fiver and help Charlie? He’s taking on 3 x Extreme Tough Mudder’s to help more people like James. This year Charlie plans to run: n 10 hour race Tough Mudder Infinity – 23/04/2022 n 12 hour race Europe’s Toughest Mudder – 10/09/2022 n 24 hour race World’s Toughest Mudder – 12/11/2022. James’s Place has been set up by James’s parents to help raise awareness of anxiety, depression and suicide amongst young people and to tackle the terrible and shocking statistic that suicide is the leading cause of death amongst young men in the UK. This is a charity which I feel strongly about supporting and would be extremely humbled to be able raise money of any amount towards a worthwhile cause. Please take a moment to read more about the charity at www.jamesplace.org.uk. Charlie Boher’s World’s Toughest Mudder Fundraising for James’ Place Charity – provide life-saving therapy to men in suicidal crisis James’ Place: Charity Registration No. 1121891 n Suicide is the greatest cause of death amongst young men (15-35) in the UK. n Suicide is three times more common in males than females. n More people seek specialist help for mental health each year than they do for cancer. n In all countries suicide is the now one of the three leading causes of dead among people aged 15 - 44 years. At James’ Place, our mission is to stop men dying by suicide. Yet, in the UK suicide is still the single leading cause of death of men under 50. We believe that no man should face a suicidal crisis alone. James’ Place provides free, professional therapy for men in suicidal crisis to help them find hope for the future. Click HERE to read his story and make a donation if you can.