Walking, Hiking & Trail Running

The 5 Toughest Ultra Marathons in the World

Badwater Ultramarathon

Distance: 135 miles

Photo: Badwater Ultra/AdventureCORPS

Melting shoes, ice water baths and the running from the lowest part of the continental US to it’s highest part in one uninterrupted 135 mile stint put this up there. Running the race during the hottest month of the year in July adds a somewhat unnecessary level of pain.


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