I won't lie, after Electric Eel it was difficult to run. My head was ringing and I was trying to do a mental check to make sure I hadn't forgotten anything important. That may sound silly, but I was concerned, okay?
I will mention at this point that even though there were twenty-three official obstacles, there were a ton of unofficial "little" obstacles. Usually this was trudging through mud, but sometimes it was jumping a large chasm or jumping into and scaling back up a ravine. I assume these types of obstacles are usually just based on what is in the environment, but we had probably about seven or eight of these in addition to the official obstacles. I only mention it now because it was during this point that we had to jump a large ravine and I jammed my knee landing. Fortunately I was able to walk it off and proceed.
Walk the Plank
Wounded Warrior Carry
The next obstacle I hadn't read about and wasn't expecting. A wounded warrior carry. You had to team up with someone and carry them 100 yards and then switch off. Since I was alone I assisted a nice couple where me and the other guy were carrying the girl. When it came time to switch off it was obvious she couldn't carry either one of us and there was really no one else around for me to carry, so I just had to walk it with them. I feel bad though because I don't really think I fully accomplished this obstacle. After this we hit the second water station. Then it was more running! Yay!
Berlin Walls #2
Continuing on there was more running, and it was becoming apparent that this part of the course there would be a lot more running and less obstacles. We came upon the second set of Berlin Walls, significantly higher at 10 feet each and it was obvious that unless you were super strong you would need help to get over these. Again like with Spider's Web people were taking turns by climbing, sitting at the top and helping the next person up before dropping back down the other side. People were also helping others land on the other side because a ten foot drop is nothing to screw around with. I did my part helping a few people up and over and then continued running...
End Part 3.
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Note: none of these pictures are mine, my wife was only able to walk to the first set and last set of obstacles, so we don't have pictures of many of the ones in the middle.