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Marathon des Sables 2011–Race Across The Sahara Desert

The Marathon des Sables has been described as the toughest race on earth. The race consist of one long walk – 254 km - across one of the hottest regions on earth – the Sahara desert. The first Marathon des Sables was held in 1986. This year marks the 26th anniversary of the race.

A total of 849 competitors set off on this grueling six-day, 150 mile endurance race across the Sahara in Morocco on April 3, 2011. (See last year’s pictures)

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Photos: AFP/GETTY IMAGES

2 comments:

  1. They're all walking! Lol

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  2. This looks like a "race" much like the infamous OJ Simpson "car chase"

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