"Staying warm was a major concern going into the event, with daytimes temperatures potentially dropping to minus 30 or below, but come race week it was actually a job to avoid sweating whilst running along. If you sweat it freezes to you. A fine balance has to be found by creating enough heat to stay warm but not too warm. Basically it is a Arctic strip tease as the day goes on, until night time, when all the layers go back on to keep you alive."
*LRC Winter Runnign Archives
You might be impressed with how fast this school mascot can do the 400m on a frozen track.
"I have a couple of guys always on patrol with guns. You can’t be too careful about polar bears.”
The snow should all be melted by April 20th, but organizers are concerned about the fields that host the "athletes' village".