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Toughest Race del mondo del piede – 39th Anniversary

The World’s Toughest Foot Race Celebrates 39th Anniversary of Iconic Route from Death Valley National Park to Mount Whitney

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Death Valley, CA: On July 18-20, AdventureCORPS presents its legendary STYR Labs BADWATER® 135. Now in its 39th year, the world-renowned event pits up to 100 of the world’s toughest athletes against one another and the elements. In scorching temperatures and at altitudes as high as 8,300 piedi, runners, triatleti, corridori di avventura, and mountaineers from 21 countries and 27 American states will face off in a grueling 135-mile non-stop run from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, CA. Widely recognized as “the world’s toughest foot race, “ it is the most demanding and extreme running race on the planet.

La linea di partenza è a Badwater, Death Valley, which marks the lowest elevation in North America at 280’ (85m) sotto il livello del mare. The race finishes at Whitney Portal at 8,300’ (2530m). The course covers three mountain ranges for a total of 14,600’ (4450m) of cumulative vertical ascent and 6,100’ (1859m) di discesa cumulativa. Whitney Portal è l'inizio del sentiero per il Monte. Vertice Whitney, il punto più alto del contigui Stati Uniti. Competitors travel through places with names like Mushroom Rock, Furnace Creek, Salt Creek, Diavolo Cornfield, Diavolo Campo da golf, Stovepipe Wells, Panamint Springs, Keeler, Alabama Hills, e Lone Pine.

Un vero e proprio “sfida dei campioni,” gli 2016 STYR Labs Badwater 135 features 51 Badwater veterani e 46 rookies: die hard “ultra-runners” of every speed and ability, as well as athletes who have the necessary running credentials, ma soprattutto sono noti per le loro gesta come i corridori avventura, alpinisti, triatleti, o in altre attività estreme. With one of the most international fields in race history, the athletes represent twenty-one countries by citizenship or residence: L'Australia, Barbados, Brasile, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Repubblica Ceca, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, India, Italia, Giappone, Messico, Marocco, Philippines, Portugal, Spagna, Svezia, Regno Unito, e Stati Uniti d'America (con 27 different American states represented).

While runners began running the course in the 1970s, the race itself has been part of the fabric of life in Inyo County since 1987. A recent study indicated an annual economic impact of 1.2 million dollars, half of it spent in Death Valley National Park and surrounding gateway communities such as Lone Pine, CA. The race is supported by U.S. Congressman Col. Paul Cook (Ret.) of California’s 8th District, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors, the Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce, and a wide panorama of businesses and charities which are positively impacted.

Esistono 25 donne e 72 uomini. The youngest male runner is 25 (rookie entrant Sam Weir of Australia) and the youngest female entrant is 29 (rookie entrant Kayla Delk of the USA). The oldest male is 69 (five-time finisher Mark K. Olson of California) and the oldest female is 60 (rookie entrant Pamela Chapman-Markle of Texas). The overall average age is 46. Full roster details are available here: http://dbase.adventurecorps.com/roster.php?bw_eid=78&bw=Go

Record del campo maschile è detenuto da Valmir Nunez del Brasile con un tempo di 22:51:29 impostato in 2007, mentre record di percorrenza delle donne di 26:16:12 è stato fissato in 2010 da Jamie Donaldson di Littleton, CO. It is expected that the winners of the 2016 STYR Labs Badwater 135 will finish in near record time for both men’s and women’s divisions. Il tempo di rifinitura medio è di circa 40 ore, mentre il termine generale è 48 ore. Per quelli che alla fine in meno di 48 ore, their reward is the coveted Badwater 135 belt buckle. Non vi è alcun premio in denaro.

Gli 2016 campo di gara è particolarmente competitivo. Contendenti Veteran includono 2015 men’s champion Pete Kostelnick of Nebraska, 2014 champion Harvey Lewis of Ohio, 2013 men’s champion Carlos Sa of Portugal, 2011 men’s champion Oswaldo Lopez of Madera, CA (Cittadinanza Messico), two-time men’s runner-up Grant Maughan of Australia, and other notable contenders such as Marathon des Sables champion Mohamad Ahansal of Morocco, Grand Union Canal champion Dan Lawson of the UK, 2016 Badwater Cape Fear and 2016 Badwater Salton Sea champion Jared Fetterolf of Texas, among others. Anche in competizione è Marshall Ulrich, 65, of Evergreen, CO, a twenty-time Badwater 135 finisher and four-time winner in 1991, 1992, 1993, e 1996, along with David Jones, 64, of Murfreesboro, TN, gli 1997 Badwater 135 race champion, seven-time finisher, e 60+ age group record holder. For a full preview of the top men’s field, click http://www.zwittyultra.com/remember-you-paid-to-be-in-this-race-daves-blog/2016-styr-labs-badwater-135-mens-preview

Campo femminile, con 25 entranti, include 12 rookies e 13 veterani. Notable contenders include the 2015 campione di donne, Nikki Wynd of Australia, 2014 campione di donne, Alyson Venti of Barbados, Badwater 135 veteran Brenda Guajardo who is a three-time winner of the Nove Colli ultramarathon in Italy, 2016 Brasile 135+ women’s champion Sada Crawford of Cayman Islands, e altri. For a full preview of the top women’s field, click http://www.zwittyultra.com/remember-you-paid-to-be-in-this-race-daves-blog/2016-styr-labs-badwater-135-womens-race-preview

Every year is a new year at the Badwater 135, con rookies e “precedentemente sconosciuto” atleti sorprendendo i contendenti con prestazioni al top. New stars will shine as the race unfolds.

The STYR Labs Badwater 135 is the final event in the Badwater® Ultra Cup, a three-race series which began with the 51-mile Badwater® Cape Fear in March, continued with the 81-mile Badwater® Salton Sea in May, and now concludes with the STYR Labs Badwater 135 nel mese di luglio. Those runners who complete all three events in the same calendar year are featured on the Badwater.com website and their virtues are extolled throughout the Internet and in future editions of BADWATER Magazine. In 2014, seven remarkable athletes completed the entire Badwater Ultra Cup, nine completed the 2015 Badwater Ultra Cup, while seventeen racers completed the first two Badwater races this year and will toe the line at the third and final Badwater race on July 18.

Now in its seventeenth year producing this race, AdventureCORPS is pleased to welcome our title sponsor, STYR Labs – an innovative nutrition customization and tracking platform delivering cutting-edge supplements to connected athletes and health and fitness consumers worldwide. The advanced ecosystem includes an activity tracker, wireless scale, and free app that collects health and fitness data to create personalized multivitamins or protein blends specific to the user’s health and fitness goals and needs. Sergio Radovcic, founder of STYR Labs, is no stranger to this race with three consecutive Badwater 135 finishes. More info at www.styr.com

AdventureCORPS also greatly appreciates the support of Farm to Feet Socks, Fisher Space Pen, Caring House Project Foundation, ZZYXXZ, Goal Zero, 2XU, and ZombieRunner.com, plus the local support of Furnace Creek Ranch, Stovepipe Wells Resort, Panamint Springs Resort, Dow Villa, Pizza Factory, la comunità di Lone Pine, CA, the people of Inyo County, e di altre società e individui generosi. Maggiori informazioni: www.badwater.com/about-us/sponsors/

Official Charities of the Badwater 135 include the Challenged Athletes Foundation. Come uno dei pochi enti di beneficenza che fornisce sovvenzioni direttamente agli atleti con una disabilità fisica, il Challenged Athletes Foundation ha raccolto oltre trenta milioni di dollari e migliaia di atleti assistiti direttamente sfidato il mondo. AdventureCORPS also supports the Bald Head Island Conservancy, Death Valley Natural History Association, Conservation Alliance, and One Percent For The Planet. One of the goals of the Badwater 135 is to raise funds for, e la consapevolezza di, these organizations. Maggiori informazioni: www.badwater.com/about-us/charities/

Quest'anno, oltre 50 della gara i partecipanti sono in competizione per conto di un ente di beneficenza di sua scelta. Some of those include 100 Mile Club, Break the Stigma Project, Caring House Project Foundation, Challenged Athletes Foundation, Death Valley Natural History Association, Homes for our Troops, Hope So Bright, The Herren Project, e altri.

This year’s race celebrates the 39th anniversary of Al Arnold’s original trek from Badwater to Mt. Whitney 1977. Arnold, un pioniere ultrarunning e potenziali guru umano, gareggiato in una azione personale: it was just Arnold and his support crew against the elements and the clock. La gara ufficiale testa a testa ha cominciato a dieci anni di Arnold Pioneer Trek, in 1987, and has been held annually without serious incident, fatality, or any citations issued by any branch of law enforcement. Per maggiori informazioni su Al Arnold e anche la corsa originale fare clic su questi link:

1977 Al Arnold: http://www.badwater.com/blog/category/al-arnolds-insights/

1987 Race: http://www.badwater.com/blog/1987-the-year-badwater-became-a-race/

PRESS CREDENTIALS, IMAGE GALLERY, and PERMITS

Download the 5-Page Press Kit and Media Credential Application here (also attached):

http://www.badwater.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2016presskit.pdf

A stock image galleryfor bona fide media use onlymay be accessed at the following link, with Photographer Name / Badwater.com attribution required: www.flickr.com/photos/chriskostman/sets/72157654693333871

The Badwater 135 is held under permits from Death Valley Parco Nazionale, California Department of Transportation, Inyo National Forest, e Inyo County. Media attending the event may be required to obtain permits from some of those same agencies.

FOLLOWING THE STYR LABS BADWATER 135 ONLINE

Seguire il 2016 webcast at:

http://www.badwater.com/2016-styr-labs-badwater-135-webcast/

Seguire il 2016 time splits and results at:

http://dbase.adventurecorps.com/results.php?bw_eid=78&bwr=Vai

Follow the race on Twitter @Badwater

http://twitter.com/badwater

Official Hashtag: #Badwater135

Follow the race staff’s live photostream on Instagram @BadwaterHQ

http://instagram.com/badwaterHQ

Follow the race director’s live photostream on Instagram @ChrisKostman

http://instagram.com/chriskostman

Follow the race staff’s photostream archive on Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/adventurecorps/

Follow the race director’s photostream archive on Flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chriskostman /

Join the Facebook conversation:

http://www.facebook.com/badwater135

Download the July 2016 issue of BADWATER Magazine:

http://www.adventurecorps.com/downloads/bw/2016July.pdf

SU ADVENTURECORPS

Oak Park, CA-based AdventureCORPS®, Inc. is an athlete-run firm producing and promoting ultra-endurance sports events and the world’s toughest brand, Badwater ®. L'avventura è il nostro modo di vivere. AdventureCORPS’ world-class events for athlete-adventurers include epic races such as the Badwater® 135, BADWATER® Salton Sea, BADWATER® Cape Fear, and Silver State 508™, e altri eventi. Our products include the Badwater® line of apparel, skin care products, gear, and services. Fondato nel 1984 da Chris Kostman, questo sforzo di gruppo è dedicato a esplorare gli universi interiori ed esteriori, in cerca di avventura, energia, e l'intuizione sia nella vita quotidiana e “là fuori.” Maggiori informazioni: www.adventurecorps.com e www.badwater.com.

Badwater® is a federally registered trademark owned by AdventureCORPS, Inc.

CONTACT

Chris Kostman,

Direttore Adventure Officer e Direttore di Gara

AdventureCORPS, Inc.

638 Lindero Canyon Rd #311

Oak Park, CA 91377 USA

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