Furnace Creek 508

Furnace Creek 508
It is recognized as "The Toughest 48 hours in Sport," it is the world's premier 48-hour ultra cycling race. This 508-mile bicycle race, commonly known as "THE 508," is revered the world over for its epic mountain climbs, stark desert scenery, desolate roads, and its reputation as one of the toughest but most gratifying endurance challenges available. National Geographic considers it the # 8 world’s toughest races. National Geographic considers it the...
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Badwater

BADWATER
The Badwater Ultramarathon, 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. It takes place annually in mid-July, when the weather conditions are most extreme and temperatures over 120 °F (49 °C), even in the shade, is not uncommon. Consequently, very few people—even among ultra-marathoners—are...
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Marathon des sables

Marathon Des Sables
Known simply as the MdS, the race is a grueling multi-stage adventure: about 6 marathons in 6 days through a formidable landscape in one of the world’s most inhospitable climates – the Sahara desert. Distances vary from a minimum of 13 miles (21 kms) to a maximum of 55 miles (90 kms). Temperatures can reach 120°F (50°C). The rules require you to be self-sufficient; to carry with you, on your back-pack, everything. The water that you need to survive is provided by...
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