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Texans survive challenge - The Galveston County Daily News: Local Sports

September 26, 2016

Texans survive challenge

Posted: Friday, July 4, 2014 12:10 am

While some of us were logging a nice weekend run last weekend, six hardy Texans were covering the hundred miles of the Western States Endurance Run, one of the most famous and challenging ultramarathons in the country.

The race is known for its hilly terrain and stringent qualifying standards, accepting a field of only 300 runners who are thoroughly prepared to make the trek from Squaw Valley, Calif., west to the finish line at the high school track in the small town of Auburn.

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