Photos: Britain’s Fittest Farmer 2019 live final

The Britain’s Fittest Farmer live final saw 14 hopefuls take part in a day of friendly competition, which saw them run, push, drag and sweat their way towards being crowned the winner and netting a £500 cash prize.

Aiming to promote physical and mental fitness in agriculture by championing farmers who are proactive about their health, the event was created as a fun way of encouraging a vital discussion about the physical and mental health of our farmers.

Men and women with a mix of agriculture backgrounds from across the land came together to make their bid for glory.

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Orkney beef and sheep farmer Sean Cursiter, 30, and Somerset beef producer Fiona Penfold, 39, were crowned the winners of this year’s competition, after powering through five physical rounds designed to put their general fitness to the ultimate test.

The were also quizzed by the judges in an interview, which focused on mental health.

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Check out the photo highlights of the high-octane final, held at Farm Fitness in Essex on 4 May.