Treacherous jungle swamps with piranhas, freezing glacier runs, and wild 400 mile distances—that people actually complete.
Fire, Ice and Water
If you’re looking for a step up from your usual marathon, these races take everything to the extreme. Wild races across the globe happen every year, and as The World’s Toughest Races attests, some have been going for years, even centuries.
Adventure races and endurance challenges have grown at a phenomenal rate in the past decade, with thousands of men and women traveling to all corners of the earth to take part in events that will test their limits […] Although many of these events are races, they are about much more than just speed. Getting to the finish line is important, but it’s the experience that counts. How much do you think you could endure and survive? Read on, and decide.
Excerpted from The World’s Toughest Races: From the Most Extreme to the Downright Weird by Ali Clarke (Summersdale)
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