currex-endorse and Ultramarathon runner Scott Ludwig rereleases his book on the world’s toughest foot race, the Badwater Ultramarathon.
“A Few Degrees from Hell – White Hot Tales from the Badwater Ultramarathon” …
In 2003 defending champion Pam Reed, Dean Karnazes and 71 other runners took the ultimate challenge of running 135 miles in California from Badwater to the portals of Mount Whitney. Their journey would take them through the hostile environment of Death Valley and subject them to temperatures ranking among the highest ever recorded on earth. Twenty-five runners tell of their adventures in arguably the absolute toughest of ‘the toughest footrace on the planet’–the good, the bad and yes, the ugly–in this incredible and fascinating compilation. “A few degrees from Hell “is for anyone who wants to get an idea of what it takes to run an Ultramarathon.
Runner and Non-runner alike will be fascinated by the gripping and the inspiring stories of those who took the challenge.