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7 Outrageous Outdoor Adventure Activities

7. Running the Marathon des Sables

Participating in an ultramarathon, or 6 regular marathons in one, would be an impressive feat for just about anyone. But throw in the intense heat of the Sahara desert? Well, that’s just outrageous! Often considered the most difficult foot race on the planet, the Marathon des Sables is a grueling six day trek through Southern Morocco.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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8:08AM PST on Dec 17, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

12:46PM PST on Nov 24, 2012

I never thought that I could be scared by an article of this type before.

5:50PM PST on Nov 22, 2012

great :)

11:44PM PST on Nov 20, 2012

Victoria falls looks nice but dangerous!

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1:55AM PST on Nov 19, 2012

I wan to try Zorbing!

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4:28AM PST on Nov 15, 2012

Y'all get your thrills sitting at your computer, don't you?

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so cute, thanks!

Maybe just stay home or ride a bike if it such a worry.

I agree that cats MANIPULATE our life.

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