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Find Out What Makes This 400-Meter Race So Excruciating

By November 2, 2015 No Comments

Sprinting 400 meters doesn't seem so bad. Sprinting uphill the entire time? Holy cramping calves! This video shows what it's like to race the steepest 400-meter race in the world – the Red Bull 400. Races are set up on ramps usually used for ski jumps, and this one took place in Park City, UT, where competitors climbed up a 36-degree incline at an altitude of 7,000 feet. A race isn't a race unless you need an oxygen mask at the end.

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Clint Nielsen

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Clint is a dad and husband trying to stay in shape. He's also a highly opinionated fitness enthusiast and author of Reveal The Steel. Follow him on: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Google+

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