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!

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