Desert Trek a Cartoonish Test of Endurance
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
Three ultra-endurance athletes accomplished what many may think of as torture fit only for Bugs Bunny. In a reprise of the famous rabbit's "Sahara Hare" cartoon, the three athletes ran 4,000 miles across the Sahara Desert. It was the equivalent of two marathons a day for 111 days through six African countries. The run ended yesterday in Egypt and yes, it will be a movie - a documentary.
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