Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Jorge Wins the Badwater Ultramarathon


(Jorge and wife Maria)
Tanya and I wanted to send a shout out to our friend Jorge Pacheco on his win at the Badwater Ultramarathon. Congratulations!!!! The photo above is from lasts years Badwater when Jorge led the race on record pace through Lone Pine (121 miles), due to exhaustion he faded a bit and finished 4th. But NOT this year!! He pushed to the front after mile 30 and never looked back, finishing the 135 mile race in an incredible 23:20:16.

Marc and Tanya


Pamela Ann said...

Wow! So my question is "Is the Badwater Ultramarathon on Tanya and Marc's things to do list?"

Dr. Marc and Tanya said...

Tanya actually ran the Badwater Solo last year. Same course,same time of year, same extreme conditions. If you type "Badwater Solo" in the search of our blog you will find pictures and reports about her/our experience.

DawnB said...

Incredible. I get goose bumps when I think about Badwater. A truly amazing accomplishment. Congrats to Tonya for doing it last year.

Reese said...

I was following the race and knew Jorge was a friend of yours, awesome. I was following because a friend of mine ran it also. Chisholm Deupree finished 20 hours after Jorge, but I'm so proud he finished.