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Runners to Challenge 135 Miles from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney

July 16, 2012 by

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ADVENTURECORPS PRESENTS THE BADWATER ULTRAMARATHON Oak Park, CA – AdventureCORPS, Inc., an event production firm specializing in ultra-endurance and extreme sports events, will host the 35th Anniversary Badwater Ultramarathon on July 16-18, 2012. Recognized globally as “the world’s toughest foot race,” this legendary event pits approximately 95 of the world’s toughest athletes—runners, triathletes, adventure racers, and […]

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June 28, 2012 by

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Are you a friend of Planet Ultramarathon? If not, it is time you joined us on Facebook at the official PUM page. http://www.facebook.com/planetultramarathon Or hit the button on this post to join us. Jeremy

Running with the Maasai

April 6, 2012 by

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  –          The Amazing Maasai Ultra Marathon is a unique challenge: Compete with Maasai athletes in the remote plains of Kenya , the homeland of endurance running! –          Participants have the chance to tackle 21km, 42km, or the ultra 75km on 29 September 2012. Early bird race week packages on www.amazingmaasaiultra.org until 31 May. –          Running for a good cause: […]

Ultrarunner’s Dazzling Comeback at Badwater | Natural Vitality Sports

October 11, 2011 by

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With an impressive sub-24 hour finish and prestigious silver belt buckle award in The Western States Endurance Run just two weeks earlier, David Ploskonka’s confidence was high. The Western States Endurance Run, commonly known as The Western States 100, pits runners against the clock, racing day and night along a grueling 100-mile course in California’s […]

Pacheco and Donaldson win at Badwater

July 16, 2008 by

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Link Lone Pine, CA, July 15. Jorge Pacheco of Los Angeles held off Akos Konya of Oceanside, California to win the 2008 Badwater Ultra. Pacheco’s time of 23:20:16 was the second fastest in race history. Jamie Donaldson of Littleton, Colorado broke the women’s course record, winning in a time of 26:51:33. Pam Reed of Tucson, […]

Death Valley Race pushes the limits

July 12, 2008 by

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Link BADWATER, Calif. — Many people don’t savor the idea of crossing Death Valley in the summertime by car. Some actually prefer to go on foot. This July 14-16, Route 190 in Death Valley National Park will be littered with people who do just that during the 31st annual AdventureCORPS Badwater Ultramarathon. The extreme sport […]

Lisa Tamati to tackle Badwater

July 12, 2008 by

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Link Lisa Tamati has arrived in California to tackle Death Valley in one of the world’s most gruelling ultra-marathons. In sweltering heat the New Plymouth woman next week will run 217km non-stop through the desert. And the place names in this most unforgiving part of the planet say it all – Furnace Creek, Devil’s Cornfield, […]