The Badwater Ultramarathon describes itself as "the world's toughest foot race". It is a 135-mile (217 km) course starting at 279 feet (85 m) below sea level in the Badwater Basin, in California's Death Valley, and ending at an elevation of 8360 feet (2548 m) at Whitney Portal, the trailhead to Mount Whitney.
- Tom Knight narrates "Badwater" traileryoutube.com
- Death Valley - Running the Badwater Ultramarathonyoutube.com
- Frank McKinney on Weather Channel Adventure Corps Badwater Ultramarathon Part 2youtube.com
- Badwater Ultramarathon: world's toughest raceyoutube.com
This is an excellent video of the Badwater 135, which I highly recommend regardless if you are a runner or not. I've watched it several times and I don't think I will ever get tired of it. It features several participants of diverse backgrounds and abilities, who share one common goal - to reach the finish line at the end of 135 grueling miles.
Oct 01, 2008 · Covering 135 miles (217km) non-stop from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, CA, the Badwater Ultramarathon is the most demanding and extreme running race offered anywhere on the planet. The start line is at Badwater, Death Valley, which marks the lowest elevation in the Western Hemisphere at 280’ (85m) below sea level.
Mar 14, 2018 · After a suggestion from an experienced trail runner, Emu and I watched the documentary Running on the Sun the other day, which is about the Badwater 135 ultramarathon through Death Valley. I think the idea was that we were supposed to learn something for our upcoming Larapinta Trail Run.
“The World’s Toughest Foot Race” Covering 135 miles (217km) non-stop from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, CA, the Badwater® 135 is the most demanding and extreme running race offered anywhere on the planet. The start line is at Badwater Basin, Death Valley, which marks the lowest elevation in North America at 280’ (85m) below sea level.
A film by Mel Stuart "Running on the Sun" is a documentary dealing with the Badwater 135 Ultra-marathon. While an ultra-marathon is defined as any race with a distance longer than a marathon (26.2 miles), Badwater is a grueling 135 mile race beginning in Death Valley (Badwater, California, elevation 282 feet below sea level) and ascending to 8000 feet by the race's end which includes an 18 ...
1999 Badwater Ultramarathon: Running on the Sun Trailer This is the trailer for “Running on the Sun,” the acclaimed feature-length documentary about the 1999 Badwater Ultramarathon. It was produced by Mel Stuart and is available from Rhino Home Video. Badwater Ultramarathon™ is the world’s toughest foot race. This legendary, epic, 135 mile running race travels non-stop in the heat of
Jun 21, 2017 · A number of running events take place in extreme heat (over 35℃), such as Badwater, the 135-mile ultra-marathon that takes place in Death Valley, California, where temperatures can sore to over...
Apr 09, 2020 · After I had my daughter, I started to run a few “timed” races, like 24 and 48 hour races and realized I really liked that format. I first learned about Badwater after running my first 50 mile race. A friend who was a long time ultrarunner recommended that I watch the movie Running on the Sun which is a documentary about the race. I watched ...
Smile: It’s 125 degrees in the Shade Minutes before start at the 2006 Badwater 135 Ultramarathon, the mood was upbeat among the small community of athletes. Runners posed for photos with each other and with their crews. Among those at the start were former winner Pam Reed, who had joined Lisa for training earlier in the year, and Dean Karnazes.