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British endurance runner wins 22-mile race against horse

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Monday, June 13th 2022, 9:35 AM EDT
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By Sana Noor Haq, CNN

It's one of the ultimate tests of man against beast and over the weekend a Briton got the better or his four-legged rival to cross the finish line first and win the Whole Earth Man V Horse race in Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales on Saturday.

Ricky Lightfoot, who is a 37-year-old firefighter from the village of Dearham in Cumbria, in north west England became only the third person to claim victory in the history of the race, in which runners are pitted against horses to see who can outrun the other...

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U.S. Endurance Team Competes at 2023 FEI Pan American Endurance Championships in Chile

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