The Highest Ultra-Marathon of the world is about to be staged in next few days.
This is a 222 km foot race at an average altitude of 4115 meters (13,500 feet).
It has a cumulative ascent of 3107 meters and a descent of 2714 meters.
At the highest point the runners reach a whopping 5395 meters!
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