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Running on steam for the sauna marathon

Women take a dip in the cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, Estonia February 2, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

Women take a dip in the cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, Estonia February 2, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

Women take a dip in the cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, Estonia February 2, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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People leave sauna during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People leave sauna during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People leave sauna during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A woman leaves sauna during the sauna marathon in Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A woman leaves sauna during the sauna marathon in Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A woman leaves sauna during the sauna marathon in Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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People run during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People run during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People run during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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People leave sauna during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People leave sauna during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People leave sauna during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A woman runs during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A woman runs during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A woman runs during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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People enjoy open-air hot bath during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People enjoy open-air hot bath during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People enjoy open-air hot bath during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A man pulls his colleague through snow during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man pulls his colleague through snow during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man pulls his colleague through snow during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A man jumps into cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man jumps into cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man jumps into cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A man looks on during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man looks on during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man looks on during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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People are seen through a sauna window during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People are seen through a sauna window during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People are seen through a sauna window during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A man takes a dip in the cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man takes a dip in the cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man takes a dip in the cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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People run during the sauna marathon in Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People run during the sauna marathon in Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People run during the sauna marathon in Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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People are seen through a sauna window during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People are seen through a sauna window during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People are seen through a sauna window during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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People react as they run during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People react as they run during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People react as they run during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A woman leaves sauna during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A woman leaves sauna during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A woman leaves sauna during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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People run during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People run during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

People run during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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A man dips into cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man dips into cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

A man dips into cold water during the sauna marathon near Otepaa, February 2. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
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