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Mountain bikers and trail-runners get the chance to test their limits on Africa’s rooftop

At 5,895 m (19,341ft), Kilimanjaro is the tallest free-standing mountain in the world and the highest point on the African continent. The summit exerts a strong attraction for athletes and adventurers, yet 50% of those who attempt the peak on foot don’t ever reach it. With the 2017 Kilimanjaro Summit Challenge, acclimatized and well-trained mountain bikers and trail-runners finally have ...

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