Teams of runners, bikers and kayakers compete in annual Red Bull Divide and Conquer endurance race

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Events sponsored by Red Bull are known for pushing people to the extremes, and an endurance competition on the North Shore today was no different.

For the second year in a row, dozens of runners, bikers and kayakers put themselves through the ultimate test at Grouse Mountain this morning.

For a gruelling three hours, 23 teams made up of three members each tackled treacherous terrain, steep climbs and descents for the top prize at the second annual Red Bull Divide and Conquer endurance race.

The race consists of three events, beginning with running. Participants run 12 kilometres to reach the top of Grouse, ascending almost 6000 feet.

“It’s pretty gnarly – lots of roots and rocks,” says runner Joren Titus. “This year is good. It’s been dry for the week, so it will be a little more stable. Last year, the trails were totally saturated. You just plant your foot…

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