Brazilian Jungle Marathon – level 2

21-10-2014 15:00

A jungle marathon takes place every year in a Brazilian rainforest. It involves extreme humidity, swamps and some dangerous animals, like jaguars.

A total of 65 runners from 17 countries started the race, but only 26 finished the 275 kilometres’ run. A legendary ultra runner from Guadeloupe won this year’s marathon.

Difficult words: humidity (the amount of water in the air), swamp (an area of low-lying, uncultivated ground where water collects), legendary (famous).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.


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