Badwater Ultra-Marathon: Toughest Run on Earth

It’s an invite-only race and considered the toughest run on Earth. Running 217km – more than five marathons – in the hottest part of the U.S. in the hottest time of year, racers go from the lowest point in the U.S. to the highest point in the continental U.S., the summit of Mt. Whitney. “The shoes have literally melted down through the sole.” Damn!

Alan Perlman

Lead Adventurer at Nerve Rush
For three years, Alan traveled to 60+ countries as an international cost-of-living surveyor. Back in New York City, when he's not running, rock climbing or geeking out about UAV drones, Alan runs a marketing agency that helps companies generate more sales-ready leads using inbound marketing techniques.

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