Intrepid heroes from Connecting Industry, John Jennings (left) and Dan Jobson tackled the Bosch-backed Tough Mudder 2017 obstacles last month. Later this year, in September, they will be joined by colleagues from across the magazine group, many of whom will be taking part in their first such challenge.

“The course designers have been especially cunning,” reported John, who works on Factory Equipment, and ran as part of Team Bosch. “Maximum mud followed by a slippery wall was just one of the tricks up their sleeve, so teamwork is a must!”

Take a look here at the infamous Mud Mile