A MUDDY battalion will take on a military-style assault course in the Ragley Estate to raise funds for the Royal British Legion.

Competitors taking on the Major Series can rally their platoon through the exhilarating terrain to march, jog or sprint the 5km and 10km distances.

The course, which is designed for all ages and fitness levels, will have 40 troops offering a helping hand at every obstacle.

Participants will overcome several obstacles including a grenade range.

On completion of the course, the fun will continue in the race village called ‘The Major's Barracks’ with music, drinks, food and more.

The event, which is being held on Saturday, March 11, is hosted by British Military Fitness, an organisation which holds outdoor fitness events led by real, military-trained professionals.

Managing director Harry Sowerby said: "We are delighted to once again host the next season of the Royal British Legion Major Series, making this the ninth.

"The Royal British Legion is a charity that we all strongly support here at British Military Fitness, and our 400 plus instructors are ex or serving military so many have been helped by the charity in the past.

"We hope to see many new faces joining us for the next series of events in March, and are looking forward welcoming all fitness levels from beginner to advanced.

"Even if you’ve never done anything like this before, get a team together and come and challenge yourselves, whilst having a great day out at the same time."

The Royal British Legion is dedicated to providing life long support for the Armed Forces community.

Money raised will help the Legion provide vital support to the Armed Forces community, including employment, housing advice, holiday breaks for those recovering from an illness or bereavement, and recovery support.

For more information or to book a place go to majorseries.com.