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2004 Badwater Ultramarathon

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Ian Parker completes 2004 Badwater Ultramarathon
in record time!

135 miles in 47 hours, 50 minutes, 46 seconds

Click on the image above to view a Powerpoint Presentation of Badwater 2004 by Ian Parker

Images from the 2004 Badwater Ultramarathon

Some training took place in the sauna.

Runners-Start your sneakers!

A toasty 120oF for the race...Perfect!

20 miles, 115 miles to go...

Just keep going and going... And going...

...a short rest before my dash to the finish...

135 miles in 47 hours, 50 minutes, and 46 seconds!

A special thanks (left to right) to Chris Kostman (race director), Angelo Demuro, Melanie Matheu, Judit Pallos (pacer extraordinaire), my sons Robin and Cameron, and my wife, Anne.

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