That should really be mud, shouldn’t it? Looking through my collection of photos I couldn’t help but notice the difference in ground textures for athletics events I’ve been at. So, I’ve arranged a few in order depth of mud!
Editor’s Note: As so aptly described by Alex, BUCS XC in London was indeed torrential in mud! And, I myself lost a shoe, hobbling around the remaining 7K odd with one shoe and one sock flopping about. Top Tip: if you don’t want to discard your footwear, don’t let it succumb to the sticky, stubborn, and deceptively difficult mud
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