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23 Incredible, Grueling Images From An Ultramarathon Through Death Valley

A nonstop race through Death Valley on foot in the summer — there's nothing mankind has devised that eclipses the theater of the annual Badwater Ultramarathon. A vast array of competitors try their best — even a 50-year-old double amputee — and not everyone makes it to the finish line. Because if they did, race organizers would have to find a way to make Badwater even harder.

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