Marathons and Other Long Races Worth the Journey

By Molly Fergus - 2013-09-20T16:10:54Z

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Antarctic Ice Marathon

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In addition to run-of-the-mill marathon woes (cramping muscles, blistering feet), runners in the annual Ice Marathon suffer through katabatic winds and temperatures dipping below zero degrees. At least you'll see penguins?

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