Braving extreme conditions for a marathon

Braving temperatures below -40C for the love of running.

    In the Yukon Artic Ultra, competitors brave temperatures which fall below -40C and will race up to 690 kilometers across a number of disciplines.

    Daniel Lak has more from the opening day of the race in Takhini - in the Yukon Territory.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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