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First the Sahara, now America for Charlie Engle

Updated: September 16, 2008, 6:18 PM ET
By Graham Bensinger | Special to ESPN.com

The last time ESPN.com caught up with ultramarathon runner Charlie Engle, he had just finished running across Africa's Sahara Desert with two friends. They ran the equivalent of two marathons per day for 111 straight days. Their concluding mileage totaled nearly 4,500 miles. They often ran in temperatures that exceeded 120 degrees and didn't sleep more than five hours per night.

As if that weren't enough, Engle, 45, and new partner Marshall Ulrich, 57, have their sights set on a possibly ...

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