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Running them into the ground

Vermont’s ‘Death Race’ is a brutal test of the body and the mind

By Brion O’Connor
Globe Correspondent / August 19, 2009

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A distressed Joe Desena stands under a bright June sun soaking wet, a combination of sweat and a big dose of slimy Vermont mud. He has already crawled through a half-dozen sections of barbed-wire-laden trenches, hacked a thick tree stump out of the ground, run a mile in a slick river bed, split 20 logs into quarters, ... (Full article: 1973 words)

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