Anthony and Dave take on Tough Mudder
Two members of the Midshire Northern team took part in the Tough Mudder event on September 13th. The course was a gruelling 12 miles, and was held at the Cholmondeley Estate in Cheshire.
Tough Mudder aims to challenge even the hardest of competitors. With obstacles intermittently spread through the course, it is not just a straight run to the finish. Some of the hurdles include: the Electric Eel, Hero Wall and Everest.
It was tough but it was also incredibly fun, we had a team of 8 altogether and each of us helped not only our team but also complete strangers to complete some of the obstacles, some of which it would be impossible to do without at least 3 people. The low point for me was in “Electro Shock Therapy”, being electrocuted so bad that I fell to the floor and both my legs cramped up so I couldn’t move. The high point was seeing the rest of the team ready to literally drag me out!
As we had completed a previous Tough Mudder we were rewarded with an extra 4 obstacles and some more running to do, sounds harsh but the fourth extra obstacle was a giant waterslide (Result!).’
Anthony Donelan also describes the pull of Tough Mudder.
‘I loved it last year and loved it even more this year. The best thing about Tough Mudder as a challenge is the camaraderie. It’s not about getting to the finish line first, it’s about crossing it together as a team and helping everyone who needs it along the way.’
Macmillan offers support to those people suffering with cancer, and their families. This support can come in many forms, including, emotional, financial and medical.
Dave Warren explains why the team decided to raise money for MacMillan.
‘Including Gift Aid we have raised over £700 for MacMillan Cancer Support, a cause close to my heart as they helped me and my family when my dad was diagnosed and lost his fight 5 years ago.’
Having completed the challenge last year Dave and Anthony were keen to complete the event again this year, and are aiming to go one step further next year. They have both signed up to run it twice!
Black spots on my print-outs – what causes them and how do I prevent them?
There are a number of reasons why your printer or photocopier could produce documents with black dots of smudges on…
How to change the paper thickness settings on your printer or photocopier
Photocopiers and printers are becoming increasingly advanced, and are now able to print on a wide variety of paper types…
Black & white documents, are you using black toner or colour toner?
Many employees now have the choice and freedom to print their work from any of the printers and copiers at…
Photocopier Hard Drive Security – Are You at Risk?
Today, businesses are all too aware of the importance of protecting data. With the introduction of GDPR in May 2018,…
Sharp Electronics Europe Acquires Midshire
Sharp Electronics Europe today announces that is has acquired Midshire Business Systems Limited and Midshire Business Systems (Northern) Ltd, together known…
RISO Duplicators – The Ideal Technology for Graphic Arts Printing
Originally designed to print high-speed documents for busy offices, schools and churches, RISO duplicators have found a new niche market…
Midshire’s Parent Company Wins Prestigious iF Design Award
National managed print service provider Midshire is thrilled to announce that Sharp Europe’s MX-B455W/MX-B355W A4 digital multifunction black and white…