Soldiers Race Minefield Marathon in Afghanistan NPR's Ivan Watson reports on what may be the first minefield marathon. International troops stationed outside Kabul recently completed a 26.2-mile race through some of Afghanistan's deadliest ground. The exercise was designed as a morale booster for coalition forces. (2:50)
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Soldiers Race Minefield Marathon in Afghanistan

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Soldiers Race Minefield Marathon in Afghanistan

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Soldiers Race Minefield Marathon in Afghanistan

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NPR's Ivan Watson reports on what may be the first minefield marathon. International troops stationed outside Kabul recently completed a 26.2-mile race through some of Afghanistan's deadliest ground. The exercise was designed as a morale booster for coalition forces. (2:50)