Woman running 40 marathons in 7 deserts

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Woman Running 40 Marathons in 7 Deserts

This businesswoman is running 1,040 miles across seven deserts to raise awareness about water scarcity.

Mina Guli is a 45 year old Australian CEO of a water charity called Thirst and is running forty marathons across seven deserts in seven weeks.

She is starting in Spain and moving on to Jordan, the Antarctic, Australia, South Africa, Chilé, and ending in the good old USA in California.

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FREE STATE, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 14: Insufficient water resource is seen due to elevated temperature and drought, at Lindlay town in Free State, South Africa on January 14, 2016. (Photo by Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
FREE STATE, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 14: Arid land is seen due to elevated temperature and drought, at Lindlay town in Free State, South Africa on January 14, 2016. (Photo by Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
FREE STATE, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 14: South African children wait to fill their cans with water due to elevated temperature and drought, at Lindlay town in Free State, South Africa on January 14, 2016. (Photo by Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
FREE STATE, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 14: A Cattle is seen as it has difficulties to find water due to elevated temperature and drought, at Lindlay town in Free State, South Africa on January 14, 2016. (Photo by Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
FREE STATE, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 14: Arid land is seen due to elevated temperature and drought, at Lindlay town in Free State, South Africa on January 14, 2016. (Photo by Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
FREE STATE, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 14: South African people wait to fill their cans with water due to elevated temperature and drought, at Lindlay town in Free State, South Africa on January 14, 2016. (Photo by Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
FREE STATE, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 14: Cattles are seen as they have difficulties to find water due to elevated temperature and drought, at Lindlay town in Free State, South Africa on January 14, 2016. (Photo by Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
FREE STATE, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 14: Arid land is seen due to elevated temperature and drought, at Lindlay town in Free State, South Africa on January 14, 2016. (Photo by Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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Her goal is to bring attention to the global water crisis and save one billion liters of water by crossing her finish line on March 22nd, World Water Day.

By 2030 the world will be demanding forty percent more water than it can supply.

So try to think of Mina next you're brushing your teeth and remember to turn the faucet off!

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