02 Jul '11, 6pm

Ultramarathoners Running 10,000-Kilometer Silk Road Route to Raise Awareness About Water Shortages... ~Wow!

Though many have traveled the historic route, Kevin Lin and his team hope to be the first to complete its entire length on foot. Starting out in Istanbul in late April, they have run across Turkey, into Iran, Turkmenistan , and now Uzbekistan, living in tents when they're not running across the steppe, where temperatures often exceed 40 degrees Celsius. At an average pace of 70 kilometers per day, they hope to pass through Kazakhstan and then finish the 150-day adventure in Xi'an, China, in mid-September. The team's progress thus far. Image: The Home Expedition / Running The Silk Road. Running The Sahara For Charity Kevin Lin previously raced to the North Pole, and ran through the Sahara Desert to support H2O Africa, a Matt Damon -cofounded charity that promotes sanitation and access to clean water . Team member Chen Jun, a Chinese long-distance runner, completed an 18-day...

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