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Running High – One man’s diary of the Everest Marathon

For most people, running a marathon is the ultimate physical and mental challenge. For others, making the long and strenuous trek at altitude to Everest Base camp represents the pinnacle of their physical achievements. Then there are the exception few who combine the two. Step up Marc Barrett who in December 2009 successfully completed the Everest Marathon. The Marathon is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the highest marathon in the world. The start line is at Gorak Shep (5184m) close Read more [...]