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Posted: 11/15/2012 9:07 PM | Comments: 0
Last Modified: 11/20/2012 1:16 PM | Updates
Caelin White finished 12th out of 1,300 competitors at the World's Toughest Mudder this past weekend.
He was the top Canadian finisher out of 180 and 10th overall in the men's division.
White completed seven laps of the 16-kilometre course in 26 hours and 23 minutes.
Read more info is on his website: http://mindyourmentalhealthcampaign.wordpress.com
Laps completed: 7
Time raced: 26 hours, 23 minutes, 41 seconds
Top Canadian, out of 180 competitors
5th out of 244 males in age group
10th out of 1019 male competitors
12th out of 1097 total competitors
Placement after each lap: 117th, 125th, 67th, 42rd, 38th, 16th, and 12th
Total distance run: 120 kms
Total distance swam: 2 kms
Number of obstacles completed: 224
Number of electric shocks received: 5
Total distance dragging two tires: 6 kms
Total calories burned: 15,000-16,000
Total calories consumed: 9,000-10,000
Total fluid consumption: 18-20 litres
Number of 3mm wetsuits worn at the same time: 2
White, 34, raced in Englishtown, NJ last Saturday.
The doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of Manitoba was racing to raise awareness of mental health — specifically the stigma placed on those with mental health issues, and a lack of access to services.
"This obstacle course that I'm running is like a perfect parallel for what people in Canada have to endure to get mental health services, it's just obstacle after obstacle," he said.
White, who serves on the board of the Manitoba Psychological Society, started the Mind Your Mental Health campaign to align with his Tough Mudder race.
Updated on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 1:16 PM CST: updates with official results
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