“In a short period of time, hailstones and ice rain suddenly fell in the local area, and there were strong winds. The temperature sharply dropped.” In China, 21 runners died in brutal weather during an ultramarathon.

+ “The wind grew so strong that he slipped and fell nearly a dozen times until he could no longer pick himself up and eventually passed out. He woke up in a cave, wrapped in a quilt next to a fire built by a shepherd who had found him and carried him to safety.” NYT: ‘I Owe Him My Life’: Chinese Runner Describes Mountain Rescue.