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Mar 26 2024
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British runner Jasmin Paris became the first woman ever to finish the legendary Barkley Marathons on Friday.

Paris finished the grueling course with a time of 59 hours, 58 minutes and 21 seconds; just 99 seconds before the 60-hour time limit elapsed.
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Paris made headlines in 2019 when she won the 2019 Spine Race, becoming the first woman to win the 268-mile race as well as taking 12 hours off the previous record.

The Barkley Marathons has become famous for its grueling, near-impossible nature. It is thought by many to be the hardest, most brutal foot race in the world.

She's a 40 year old veterinarian. Wow.

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