Badwater 267 VR Race Report (2022)

What is Badwater 267 VR? The Badwater 267 Virtual Race is a virtual combination of running Badwater Cape Fear, Salton Sea and 135. Learn about the experience, here. Here's my 267 Mile journey Badwater 267 VR, 01/01/2022, Day 1, Run 1 A perfect run in the rain, very therapeutic. 54° F. My husband got some … Continue reading Badwater 267 VR Race Report (2022)

BADWATER 267 VR Elite Race Report (04/2021)

The virtual race began on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021, and went through the 18th. This was a very hard virtual race. 267 miles is the sum of the three races that make up the Badwater Ultra Cup (Cape Fear, Salton Sea, 135). I had 16 days to complete this, all outdoors, and within the actual … Continue reading BADWATER 267 VR Elite Race Report (04/2021)

Reasons Why I Run: digging deep

As runners, we're all asked why we run or why we run so much. When we're on a long run and in the pain cave, we ask ourselves the same questions. - "Aghhh, I've been out here for 30 miles and I still have 20 more to go! WHY am I doing this?!" I have … Continue reading Reasons Why I Run: digging deep

Everyday Running Legends and Badwater Month

Everyday Running Legends podcast is based in Melbourne, Australia. The podcast brings runners together as a community and gives them a voice. Runners can connect, share their stories, information, and inspire one another. Brodie Sharpe Brodie Sharpe is the founder and host of the podcast. He created it because of his love for running and … Continue reading Everyday Running Legends and Badwater Month

BADWATER Cape Fear 2019 and 18 Weeks Pregnant (03/16/19)

Location: Cape Fear, Bald Head Island, NC View from the dock of our beach house, Marsh Onward. Marsh Onward Weather: 60° F partly sunny. Light breeze - 15+ mph head wind coming from the north end of the cape. Old Baldy The Course:10 miles of paved roads around the island.1 mile of single track trail … Continue reading BADWATER Cape Fear 2019 and 18 Weeks Pregnant (03/16/19)

BADWATER Cape Fear 51.4 Miler Personal Highlights and Having a Blast 03/17/2018

Course: 51.4 miles. Beach community roads; single track trail; beach sand (40 miles). Race gear: AltraLP Neoshell (wind and waterproof); The North Face Gor-tex jacket; Ultimate Direction vest (carry a handheld bottle, supplements, clothes). Food, beverages, supplements: Tailwind; 4 GU Gels; SCaps; Tylenol; aid station food and Coke. Bald Head Island is a (large) vehicle-free … Continue reading BADWATER Cape Fear 51.4 Miler Personal Highlights and Having a Blast 03/17/2018

BADWATER Cape Fear 51.4 Miler 3/20/2017

Location: Cape Fear, Bald Head Island, NC Weather: 60° F partly sunny. Light breeze - 15-20+ mph head wind coming from the south end of the cape. The Course: About 12 miles of paved roads around the island. About 1 mile of single track trail with heavy brush. 38.2 miles of beach. My Stats: OF: … Continue reading BADWATER Cape Fear 51.4 Miler 3/20/2017