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Badger Mountain hosts Ultra-Marathons

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RICHLAND, Wash.- About 500 hundred runners from all over the Northwest are flocking to the Tri-Cities for Southeastern Washington's first-ever, Ultra-Marathons.

 The Badger Mountain challenge will feature a 15-k, a 50-k and a 100 mile endurance run.

A typical marathon is only about 26 miles.

The hundred mile Ultra-Marathon starts at 7 a.m. Friday and runners have 32 hours to cross the finish line.

Money raised from entry fees will go to The Friends of Badger Mountain group.