Name: Vilma Mejia
City: Glendale
State: CA
Country: USA
Nationality: U.S.A.

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Occupation: Auth.OFCR Supp.Specialist II
Birthdate: 08/04/51
Age: 50
T-Shirt Size: Medium
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Number of Years Running: 15 years (10 years running ultras )
Total number of marathons you have completed: 15 +

50k History : 4
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50mi History :5
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100k History: 2
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100mi History:3
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100mi+ History: none

Previous Badwater Racing: 2
Previous Badwater Crewing:
Previous Badwater Training Clinic: 2

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Badwater Prediction:

Between 50 and 60 hours. I did not finish Badwater but I am training very hard to acomplish my goal which is finish Badwater

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Wierd Experience:

My first 100M which was Angeles Crest 100,many of the runners mentioned that it is very hard but after I finished I did feel the was a great run not hard.

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Challenge:

Leadville 100,1995,was raining very hard and was freezing.

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Why:

Ultras are very challenging, self discovery through the challenges (mental & physical) and also I meet the most caring and friendly people

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Why Badwater:

Because it's a very challenging and great race(best in the World)

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Other Experience:

Twice bicycling from San Francisco to Glendale and twice from Glendale to San Francisco .
1995 and 1996 I did Califorinia AIDS Ride which is a ride from San Francisco to Westwood total of miles an each ride was 575 miles.
Others bicycling events like Centuries and double Centuries. Also triathlons.

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Media:

No.

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More Media:

No

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Charity:

Maybe the organization is Caring for Babies with AIDS (CBA).I work as a volunteer for more than 6 years and I see so much need.And I LOVE them so much.
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English: Yes
Crew English:Yes
Whitney: No
Permit: Yes

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