Hundreds of British mountain runners force to camp out due to weather
LONDON -- Hundreds of mountain runners spent the night in tents and hastily organized shelters after a long-distance race in England's Lake District was called off due to heavy rain and flooding, British authorities said Sunday.
Just after 2 p.m. Sunday, race organizers said all the participants had been accounted for. About a dozen people were treated for minor injuries and mild hypothermia.
About 2,500 athletes began the Original Mountain Marathon on Saturday morning before the ...
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