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Самые тяжелые ног Мировой Гонка – 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, Калифорния: 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 ноги, бегуны, триатлеты, приключения гонщиков, 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. Уитни, Калифорния. Widely recognized as “the world’s toughest foot race, “ it is the most demanding and extreme running race on the planet.

Стартовая линия находится на Badwater, Death Valley, which marks the lowest elevation in North America at 280’ (85м) ниже уровня моря. The race finishes at Whitney Portal at 8,300’ (2530м). The course covers three mountain ranges for a total of 14,600’ (4450м) of cumulative vertical ascent and 6,100’ (1859м) кумулятивного происхождения. Уитни Портал Трейлхед к Mt. Саммит Уитни, самая высокая точка в смежных Соединенных Штатах. Competitors travel through places with names like Mushroom Rock, Печь-Крик, Salt Creek, Нива Дьявола, Дьявола Поле для гольфа, Дымоход Уэллс, Panamint Springs, Килер, Alabama Hills, и Lone Pine.

Истинный “Проблема чемпионов,” the 2016 STYR Labs Badwater 135 features 51 Ветераны и вода в ванне 46 новичков: die hard “ultra-runners” of every speed and ability, as well as athletes who have the necessary running credentials, но прежде всего известен своими подвигами, как приключения гонщиков, горцы, триатлеты, или в других экстремальных занятий. With one of the most international fields in race history, the athletes represent twenty-one countries by citizenship or residence: Австралия, Barbados, Бразилия, Канада, Cayman Islands, Chile, Чешская Республика, Denmark, Greece, Hungary, India, Италия, Япония, Мексика, Morocco, Philippines, Portugal, Испания, Швеция, Объединенное Королевство, и Соединенные Штаты Америки (с 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, Калифорния. 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.

Есть 25 женщины и 72 но. 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

Конечно запись Мужская проводится Valmir Нуньес Бразилии со временем 22:51:29 установить в 2007, в то время как курс записи женской 26:16:12 был установлен в 2010 Джейми Дональдсон Литтлтон, 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. Среднее время отделки составляет примерно 40 часов, в то время как общее время предел 48 часов. Для тех, кто закончить менее чем через сорок восемь часов, their reward is the coveted Badwater 135 belt buckle. Там нет призовой фонд.

The 2016 Гонка поля особенно конкурентоспособными. Ветеран претенденты включают 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, Калифорния (Мексика гражданство), 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. Также конкурирующих Маршалл Ульрих, 65, of Evergreen, CO, a twenty-time Badwater 135 finisher and four-time winner in 1991, 1992, 1993, и 1996, along with David Jones, 64, of Murfreesboro, TN, the 1997 Badwater 135 race champion, seven-time finisher, и 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

Поле Женская, с 25 абитуриентов, включает 12 новички и 13 ветераны. Notable contenders include the 2015 чемпион женщин, Nikki Wynd of Australia, 2014 чемпион женщин, Alyson Venti of Barbados, Badwater 135 veteran Brenda Guajardo who is a three-time winner of the Nove Colli ultramarathon in Italy, 2016 Бразилия 135+ women’s champion Sada Crawford of Cayman Islands, и другие. 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, с новичков и “ранее неизвестный” спортсмены удивительно соперников с лучших спектаклей. 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 в июле. 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. В 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, Дымоход Уэллс Курорт, Панаминт Springs Resort, Dow Villa, Pizza Factory, община Lone Pine, Калифорния, the people of Inyo County, и другие щедрые компании и частные лица. Подробнее: www.badwater.com/about-us/sponsors/

Official Charities of the Badwater 135 include the Challenged Athletes Foundation. В качестве одного из немногих благотворительных организаций, которые предоставляет субсидии непосредственно к спортсменам с физическими недостатками, Фонд Оспариваемый Спортсмены поднял более тридцати миллионов долларов и непосредственно помощь тысячам возможностями спортсменов по всему миру. 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, и осознание, these organizations. Подробнее: www.badwater.com/about-us/charities/

В этом году, более 50 гонки участники соревнуются от имени благотворительной организации по своему выбору. Some of those include 100 Mile Club, Break the Stigma Project, Caring House Project Foundation, Оспариваемый Фонд Спортсмены, Death Valley Natural History Association, Homes for our Troops, Hope So Bright, The Herren Project, и другие.

This year’s race celebrates the 39th anniversary of Al Arnold’s original trek from Badwater to Mt. Уитни в 1977. Арнольд, ultrarunning пионером и потенциал гуру человек, соревновались в сольного: it was just Arnold and his support crew against the elements and the clock. Официальный гонки головы к голове начал десять лет после пионера похода Арнольда, в 1987, and has been held annually without serious incident, fatality, or any citations issued by any branch of law enforcement. Для получения дополнительной информации о Аль Арнольд, а также оригинальная гонка нажмите эти ссылки:

1977 Аль Арнольд: HTTP://www.badwater.com/blog/category/al-arnolds-insights/

1987 Гонка: HTTP://www.badwater.com/blog/1987-the-year-badwater-became-a-race/


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


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 Национальный парк, Калифорнийский департамент транспорта, Иньо National Forest, и Иньо County. Media attending the event may be required to obtain permits from some of those same agencies.


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Ок-Парк, CA-based AdventureCORPS®, Inc. is an athlete-run firm producing and promoting ultra-endurance sports events and the world’s toughest brand, BADWATER®. Приключения это наш способ жизни. 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™, и другие мероприятия. Our products include the Badwater® line of apparel, skin care products, gear, and services. Основанная в 1984 по Крис Kostman, эта группа усилия, посвященный исследованию внутренние и внешние вселенные, в поисках приключений, энергии, и понимание как в повседневной жизни, и “там.” Подробнее: www.adventurecorps.com и www.badwater.com.

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


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