As many as 1,200 additional rescuers take to the mountains to assist as disaster unfolds during an ultramarathon in china. Photo: China OUT
As many as 1,200 additional rescuers take to the mountains to assist as disaster unfolds during an ultramarathon in china. Photo: China OUT

China ultramarathon disaster: what happened during the storm that killed 21 runners?

  • How did the tragedy unfold when a storm claimed the lives of 21 runners stuck on the mountain?
  • The disaster mirrors a 2009 race in France, when trail running was growing in popularity and a race was not called off soon enough as the weather turned

Topic |   Extreme fitness
As many as 1,200 additional rescuers take to the mountains to assist as disaster unfolds during an ultramarathon in china. Photo: China OUT
As many as 1,200 additional rescuers take to the mountains to assist as disaster unfolds during an ultramarathon in china. Photo: China OUT
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