Reinhold Messner 70

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Reinhold Messner is a mountaineer, adventurer, explorer, and author from the Italian autonomous province of South Tyrol. He is renowned for making the first solo ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen and for being the first climber to ascend all fourteen “eight-thousanders” (peaks over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft) above sea level). He is the author of at least 63 books, many of which have been…

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Marathon difficulty ratings : how to choose your fastest marathon


THE WORLD’S FASTEST MARATHON? Course elevation x miles from home x race organisation/number of participants x average temperature on race day = personal best time marathon course   We’ve finally managed it, after weeks of studying data, courses and elite performance, we have the formula that has eluded the best marathon minds for decades –…

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