Top times are just over 20 hours, but around half of the 2,300 racers don’t finish at all.
The lead pack at the 2013 UTMB took off at blistering, road-marathon speeds.
An older woman might have the greatest time of her life dating an energetic, exciting, attractive young man, but she is also likely to feel that she is wasting her time being with a younger guy and knowing that it is not going to turn into a long-term relationship, instead of pursuing a relationship with a man with whom she could establish a family and have children in the nearest future as the biology would dictate to a woman who is aware that her biological clock is ticking.
But then again – not every woman wants family and children.
Being around a younger guy makes a woman feel younger as well.
No woman is attracted to a guy who is a couch potato or who is unable to climb a set of stairs without being out of breath, especially if the woman herself is very active.
That higher sex drive translates, among other things, into being more direct with men.