Tag: Badwater

Badwater

For the 42nd year, runners congregated in Death Valley to tackle AdventureCORPS Badwater 135 (BW135), deemed by National Geographic as “the world’s toughest footrace.” This year, 95 runners consisting of 26 women and 69...

Badwater

I’M NOT SURE EXACTLY whereit was in Death Valley when the switch flipped for Andy. Maybe it was at mile 31 when Andy sat on a cooler on the side of the road vomiting a rainbow of Oreos and Tailwind into the darkness. May...

Profile: Jennifer Nissen

One hundred mile races, cancer treatment and training for Badwater 135 are not typically words that appear in the same sentence, unless you are Jennifer Nissen. The Texas native completed her third 100-mile race at MCR U...

Badwater

I suppose I was drawn to Badwater, described as “the world’s toughest foot race,” for much the same reason that I was once compelled to stop and eat at a food truck that advertised “the world’s largest corndogs”: the cha...

Badwater

Held annually since 1987, the Nutrimatix Badwater 135 is one of the most classic and oldest races in the ultrarunning world. It is a race that is always described in superlatives: “world’s toughest,” “hottest,” “hardest...

The Real Badwater

Every great ultra has its particular characteristics, its claim to fame or infamy, distinguishing topography and such that attract its following. Runners seek events that provide them with physical and mental challenges,...