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  • Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon

    Runners descend a steep and windy dirt road in the Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon.

  • Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon

    Maria Juliana leads a group of Tarahumara Indians on a trail run outside the town of Urique.

  • Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon

    Caballo Blanco (Micah True) crosses the river during the first leg of the Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon.

  • Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon

    Tarahumara run the 51-mile ultra marathon in huaraches, sandals made of tire tread and leather straps.

  • Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon

    A Tarahumara wearing traditional clothing runs along the road.

  • Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon

    Foreign runners rest their legs after the punishing 51-mile race.

  • Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon

    A panoramic view of the Copper Canyon from Bahuichivo, Mexico.

  • Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon

    A group scouts the course two days before the race.

  • Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon

    A Tarahumara runner rests after the race.

  • Copper Canyon Ultra Marathon

    An Urique resident watches the race.

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