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2005 Badwater Ultramarathon

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Ian Parker completes Badwater Ultramarathon for
the 4th consecutive time!

135 miles in 53 hours, 9 minutes, 25 seconds

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~130 degrees Fahrenheit

DISTANCE: 135 miles
ROUTE: Begins at Badwater, Death Valley (282' below sea level) and
ends at Mt. Portals, Mt. Whitney (8000' above sea level).

TIME LIMIT: 60 hours, but those who make it under 48 hours will receive a 'Badwater belt buckle'.

The 2005 Badwater Ultramarathon race will be Ian Parker's fourth consecutive year and Judit Pallos's first year competing. In Badwater 2004, Judit Pallos was Ian Parker's pacer extordinaire, but this year she will attempt the race for herself.

Ian Parker will be running Badwater Ultramarathon 2005 to raise money for the Barbara K. Burgess memorial fund. If you are interested and would like to make a contribution, please click here.

Congratulations Ian Parker and Judit Pallos for completing the Badwater Ultramarathon race 2005!

Ian Parker ran for his 4th consecutive Badwater Ultramarathon race this year and successfully completed it in
53hours, 9minutes, and 25 seconds!

'Want some ice cream?'

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Judit Pallos, the youngest person to compete in the race came in 18th overall, the 3rd female with an amazing time of
39 hours, 33minutes, and 9 seconds!

'How about next year?'

To see the 2005 Ultramarathon Entrant Roster go to

Badwater Ultramarathon Booklet
composed by Judit Pallos
This booklet provide useful information for runners, crewing members, and cheerleaders
about the logistics of the Badwater Ultramarathon Race.

To see Ian's previous experience visit Ultrarunning and Badwater Ultramarathon


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