The 2000 Badwater Ultramarathon Webcast

Welcome to the 2000 Badwater Ultramarathon Webcast, hosted exclusively here at, directed by Keith Kostman and produced by adventureCORPS. Numerous photos were provided by Tony DiZinno. Click below for all the info about the 2000 race as it progressed. We posted updates here every two hours, featuring time splits through the five race Time Stations along the route, as well as the finish line arrival times, plus stories, images, and video. We hope this gives you a little bit of the feeling of participating in this awesome race and challenging this one-of-a-kind race course.

Basic Info

Race Roster with age and home town and country, plus links to all the runner biographies
Race Route, including an elevation map, course description, and Time Station locations

Slideshows and Race Video Clips

Pre-Race Meeting Slideshow
6am Start Slideshow
8am Start Slideshow
10am on the Road Slideshow
Another slideshow of 6am, 8am, and 10am starts
A slideshow from Furnace Creek to Stove Pipe Wells
A slideshow from Stove Pipe Wells to Lone Pine
6:00am Panoramic Photo by professional photographer Tony Dizinno!
Time Station 1 to 2 Slideshow
Time Station 2 to 3 Slideshow
Stovepipe Dreams Slideshow
Check out our "Cool Shots Gallery" (Large file-size)
New Cool Pics Gallery!
Videoclip of 6:00am Start (Large file-size)
Videoclip of 8:00am Start (Large file-size)
Videoclip of 10:00am Start (Large file-size)
Photo of Kruglikov going through Lonepine at 4:17:15am
Lonepine Slideshow
Keeler Panoramic Slideshow (very large files)
Notes from the field slideshow!
Click for more fantastic pics from Tony Dizinno!
Russian Team gracefully accepts medals for winning Russia / USA challenge (Video)
Major Maples at Lone Pine. Click here
New: The Lonestar Slideshow
Finisher Photos 1
Finisher Photos 2
Finisher Photos 3
Finisher Photos 4
Finisher Photos 5
Finisher Photos 6
Finisher Photos 7
Finisher Photos 8

Post-Race Video Clips with Individual Runners

The Group
Lisa Smith
Johann Pratscher
Kaname Sakurai
Lisanne Dorion
Lynn Warner
Mick Justin
Errol Jones
Jack Denness
Dixie Madsen
Eric Steele
Paul Stone

Time Station Splits and Finish Results

Time Station 1, mile 18, Furnace Creek Time Splits
Time Station 2, mile 42, Stove Pipe Wells Time Splits
Time Station 3, mile 72, Panamint Springs Resort Time Splits
Time Station 4, mile 90, 2nd Darwin Turn-Off Time Splits
Time Station 5, mile 122, Lone Pine Dow Villa Time Splits
Final Race Results
Post Race Report
Official Race Story by Chris Kostman
Master Time Splits Chart showing all 2000 runners' times through every Time Station, as well as split times between Time Stations, elapsed time from start at each Time Station, and more.

During the Race Updates, Stories, and More

Pre-Race Meeting Highlights
0600, July 27, the First Wave Begins
0800, July 27, the Second Wave Runners Begins
1000, July 27, the Third Wave Runners Begins
2200, July 27 Update
0400, July 28 Update
0600, July 28 Update (24 hours have elapsed since the 6am group began)
0800, July 28 Update
1200, July 28 Update
1400, July 28 Update
1600, July 28 Update Notes from the field...Plus Slideshow!
2000, July 28 Update
0000, July 29 Update (lots of quotes from the runners!)
0200, July 29 Update
0800, July 29 Update
1400, July 29 Update Notes from the field
Final Race Results
Post Race Report