Pushing your body to its limit, why would someone do that? Five runners face the biggest challenge in the Benelux: finish four ‘ultra-trail’ races within a time frame of 10 months. To do this they have to cover a total of 730 kilometers with more than 15,000 altimeters (almost twice the altitude of Mount Everest). Who of the runners will overcome the distance, the circumstances and themselves?
Since midnight, we have been navigating the barren landscape of these desolate highlands. No other runners in sight. No path, just prickly low vegetation on a rocky underground. We follow […]