21 people died during a 100km ultramarathon race in Baiyin, China when severe weather struck. Photo: Handout 21 people died during a 100km ultramarathon race in Baiyin, China when severe weather struck. Photo: Handout
21 people died during a 100km ultramarathon race in Baiyin, China when severe weather struck. Photo: Handout
China Society

China’s ultramarathon disaster: who were the 21 runners who died in a sudden storm on a mountainside?

  • The storm hit during the Yellow River Stone Forest 100km Trail Race with over 170 runners taking part
  • Organisers issued a public apology and pledged to investigate the catastrophe, but questions remain about the scale of the tragedy

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21 people died during a 100km ultramarathon race in Baiyin, China when severe weather struck. Photo: Handout 21 people died during a 100km ultramarathon race in Baiyin, China when severe weather struck. Photo: Handout
21 people died during a 100km ultramarathon race in Baiyin, China when severe weather struck. Photo: Handout
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