In ultra-endurance and extreme sports events, the 32nd Badwater Ultramarathon which takes place July 13-15, 2009 is considered by some to be the “the world’s toughest foot race,”. Athletes including runners, triathletes, adventure racers, and mountaineers compete 135 miles (217km) non-stop from Badwater,Death Valley CA,280′ (85m) below sea level, to the finish at Mt. Whitney Portal at 8360′ (2533m),the highest point in the contiguous United States, in temperatures up to 130F (55c). The course, covering three mountain ranges, has a total of 13,000′ (3962m) of ascent and 4,700′ (1433m) of descent.
ate: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 09:59:57 -0500 From: Andy Holak Subject: Date Set for Wild Duluth 50K and 100K The Wild Duluth 50K and 100K are set for October 17, 2009. This will be the […]
Sharon Gayter has been running on a treadmill since Wednesday 14 December: 11.00am at the Olympia Building, Victoria Road in Teesside University where she works. Latest post on her Fb indicates she has passed 350 […]
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