Ireland flies IAU flag at North Pole

Posted on April 27, 2010 by



The International Associaton of Ultra Runners (IAU) banner was held at the top of the world, the Geographic North Pole, on 8th April 2010.

The world’s coolest marathon, the North Pole Marathon, took place in near blizzard conditions on 7th April. Twenty-five athletes from 10 countries braved 45km per hour winds, sub-zero temperatures and snowdrifts to complete the 42.2km race at the top of the world.

More at:

http://www.ultrarunningireland.com/live/news/817.html

News tip from Tony Mangan