Brazilian Jungle Marathon – level 1

21-10-2014 15:00

This news is about a marathon. It is very hard. It takes place in a jungle. It is very hot and humid there. There are dangerous animals there, like jaguars.

Sixty-five runners start the marathon. They are from 17 different countries. Only 26 people finish the marathon. The marathon is 275 kilometres long. A man from Guadeloupe wins.

Difficult words: take place (happen), humid (when the air/weather is humid, there is a lot of water in the air), jaguar (an animal which looks like a big cat).

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