Marathon des Sables
Photo Credit: U.S. Army Africa Photo
The 27th Annual Sultan Marathon des Sables (Marathon of the Sands), often called "the toughest footrace in the world" truly lives up to its reputation. Four runners from Caserma Ederle, donned the group name "Leoni di Vicenza" (Lions of Vicenza), and bravely contested the MdS, April 6-16, to experience a unique challenge of traveling 153 miles on foot in temperatures reaching up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
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