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She Won an Ultramarathon Wearing a Skirt and Rubber Sandals

She Won an Ultramarathon Wearing a Skirt and Rubber Sandals

Nov 25, 2018-- Competing against 500 runners from 12 countries, 22-year-old Mara Lorena Ramrez won first place among women in a 50k (31 mile) race in Puebla, Mexico, wearing a traditional skirt and hand-fashioned sandals and carrying little more than a water bottle. Ramrez had no formal training and spends much of her time herding goats and cattle in Guachochi, Mexico. She comes from the indigenous community of Rarmuri in Chihuahua and a family full of runners. Read more of Ramrez's amazing story. (6016 reads)


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