LAS CRUCES, New Mexico -

The 25th annual Bataan Death March Marathon took place Sunday morning at White Sands Missile Range. More than 6,200 participants registered.

The first event was held 25 years ago with 134 people gathering at New Mexico State University to begin a 22 mile course.

Marchers, runners and walkers will aim to complete the rugged course. 13 survivors of Bataan will be at the event.