Gary Robbins wanted to finish one of the world’s most punishing ultramarathons. He may have come closer to finishing than anyone who hasn’t completed it. Click here for the full story
(Part 2 of 2) He got all the pages, made it to the yellow gate, but missed by seconds. Still, Gary Robbins held his head high in the end. One of the most extraordinary finishes you'll ever see. #BM100 Salomon Running #BarkleyMarathons RECAP: http://runningmagazine.ca/2017-barkley-marathons-recap/
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Once a year in late March, 40 athletes from around the world attempt the Barkley Marathons. It is considered one of the thoughest and most secretive ultramarathons in the world.Only 14 runners have finished in 30 years. Watch the documentary below that attempts to tell the story of one of the world’s most difficult and bizarre sporting events: The Barkley Marathons. This 100-mile footrace and its 60-hour time limit force athletes to run, crawl and climb an elevation gain equivalent to two treks up Mt. Everest. In nearly thirty years, only fourteen runners, out of over one thousand participants, have finished The Barkley.