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But as the years go by, the Boston Marathon will be more and more of a footrace and less and less of a crime scene.
This year, Brett ran the Marathon des Sables - 156 miles across the shifting Sahara desert in what The Discovery Channel calls 'the toughest footrace on earth'.
eng -g t -ert ghete A DUO of Coventry fire-fighters battled the searing heat of the Sahara Desert as they took on the "toughest footrace on Earth".
Lee Kemp, 38, was running the Marathon Des Sables, dubbed the 'toughest footrace on Earth' - where runners face 48-degree heat to run a total of 156 miles, between 22 and 55 miles each day.
Since Everest, he's summited Cho Oyu (Worlds Sixth Highest Mountain) and completed the insanely difficult Marathon de Sables in Morrocco - believed to be the toughest footrace in the world.
Dubai-based endurance runner Dr Catherine Todd was the first woman to complete the world's toughest footrace, the 2013 Badwater Ultra-Marathon.
You may recall that the titular Atalanta was a huntress/virgin ultimately seduced by Hippomenes after he bested her in a footrace (with the help of three golden apples from Aphrodite).
The event has been labelled "the toughest footrace on earth" and is a six-day adventure through one of the world's most inhospitable climates - the Sahara desert.
In 2012, he also completed the 250km Marathon Des Sables, considered the toughest footrace on Earth, while raising awareness for the Noma disease in West Africa.
After being given a slight head start, Rourke was able to keep a few inches between himself and Bolt, narrowly winning their impromptu footrace.
Having been advised by Apollo to never marry, Atalanta devises a way to avoid matrimony by challenging would-be husbands to a footrace, the terms of which clearly favor her: if a suitor wins, he also wins her hand; if he should lose, he loses his life.
AN EPIC footrace will see the world's toughest runners take on the entire coastline of Anglesey.
There will be fashion competitions and a ladies' footrace to raise funds for the two charities, and Clements said: "We're hoping to raise in the region of pounds 30,000 for the breast cancer charities.
While the footrace of the arrogant powers can be seen in all acts of crime and betrayal in each and every part of the history, they (arrogant powers) have today stepped on the scene under the mask of advocating human rights and nations," Ahmadinejad said, addressing a ceremony to inaugurate Iran's highest concrete dam, Karoun 4, in the Western province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari today.
Middlesbrough almost hit back but luckily Baggs won a footrace to drop on a loose ball.