Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon 2009

kalahari_augrabiesThe Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon is a self-supported stage race which takes place in Augrabies Falls National Park, South Africa. Six legs run over 7 days with daily distances varying from 28km to 75km. Runners have to carry all their supplies, clothes and compulsory safety/survival equipment. Overnight shelter in camps, a la Marathon des Sables.

73 runners started the race and the current leaders are Dirk Cloete and Bruce Arnett joint first after the first day with Rhodri Darch from the UK in third place. Ladies race is led by UK’s Mimi Anderson representing Scotland. Second place is Jo Mackenzie and third is another Uk runner, Anne Wade.

Race updates are available on Extrememarathons.com

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