Six Titles Written in the Exciting Spirit of the Eco Challenge! These Titles Will Fascinate and Exhilarate Middle School Readers Ultra pursuits--recall all the attention given to the climbs up Mt
Everest--have long captured people''s interest and awe. In recent years, young people have become more and more interested in sporting events that push people to their ultimate limits. Highlighting both the risk-taking and the safety precautions involved in the sports presented, these books also chronicle the personal and physical challenges these unique athletes confront. This book looks at the world of exceptionally long running races. The in and outs of ultra marathon running are revealed through personal profiles of these amazing and sometimes eccentric athletes and the mind-boggling distances they run.