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Man, 62, Finishes Ultra on Antarctica

Brent Weigner is oldest to complete race

Wyoming runner Brent Weigner, 62, on Wednesday became the oldest person ever to finish an ultramarathon on Antarctica when he completed the Antarctic Ice Marathon 100K in 15:41:04. Weinger ran in temperatures that averaged -12 F and finished fourth overall, breaking the previous over-60 record by more than 30 minutes. The race was timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Roald Amundsen's journey to the South Pole.


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