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Llanwrtyd Wells, UK. 8th June 2013. Alix Davies, 18 (the winner) from Newbridge-on-Wye and Scott. 400 runners compete against 65 horses in the Man V Horse 23 mile marathon, over gruelling mountainous terrain.The event was conceived by Gordon Green at his pub the Neuadd Arms in 1980 upon overhearing a discussion whether a man was equal to a horse running cross country over distance. The cash prize for beating a horse was increased each year by £1,000 until Huw Lobb won £25,000 in 2004 beating the first horse by 2 mins with a time of 2:05:19. Credit: Graham M. Lawrence/Alamy Live News.

Llanwrtyd Wells, UK. 8th June 2013. Alix Davies, 18  (the winner) from Newbridge-on-Wye and Scott. 400 runners compete against 65 horses in the Man V Horse 23 mile marathon, over gruelling mountainous terrain.The event was conceived by Gordon Green at his pub the Neuadd Arms in 1980 upon overhearing a discussion whether a man was equal to a horse running cross country over distance. The cash prize for beating a horse was increased each year by £1,000 until Huw Lobb won £25,000 in 2004 beating the first horse by 2 mins with a time of 2:05:19. Credit: Graham M. Lawrence/Alamy Live News. Stock Photo
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Graham M. Lawrence / Alamy Stock Photo

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3493 x 5250 px | 29.6 x 44.5 cm | 11.6 x 17.5 inches | 300dpi

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June 8, 2013

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Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys, Wales, UK.

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