Marathon in Sahara Desert - level 2

Marathon in Sahara Desert - level 2

16-04-2013 14:00

There is a marathon in the Sahara Desert. It is 75 kilometres long and the quickest runners finish in seven hours. The slowest runners may run even for 30 hours. Most of the runners start at the same time. The top 15 men and women start a few hours later.

Everyone knows that the race is not easy. The runners have to drink a lot of water and not run very fast at the beginning. It's not just the terrible heat that makes the race hard. The terrain changes and the runners have to change their speed too.

Interesting words: top (best), terrain (surface of the land)

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