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Latvian woman runs the hardest marathon in the world; remains the first among women

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RULatvian woman who is currently taking part in the hardest marathon in the world remains in the lead among women.

Alma Vitola, Latvian, is the only runner from Baltic States that takes part in the world’s hardest marathon in the Brazilian jungles.

It is the fifths day of the marathon (out of seven). After the first three days, Vitola remains in the lead among women.

The total distance of the marathon is 254 km. The only thing runners receive from organizers is water, everything else is up to runners to get. The biggest challenges people face is heat, humidity and the wilderness of the Amazonian nature.

CNN has already called it the world’s toughest marathon.

Alma Vitola is 22 years old. She studies physiotherapy in Riga Stradins University.

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    Well done, Alma Vitola!!!

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    You go girl!

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