The 2004 Kiehl's Badwater Ultramarathon Webcast, July 12-14, 2004
Dean Karnazes is the official winner of the 2004 Kiehl's Badwater Ultramarathon in a time of 27:22:48. Ferg Hawke was in the lead going through Lone Pine by a margin of two minutes. Karnazes closed the gap while climbing the last 13 miles to Whitney Portals, putting Hawke in second place with a time of 27:30:20. Monica Scholz bested her 2003 time by four hours, taking third again overall and first female. Following Scholz was the two-time defending champion Pam Reed, placing fourth overall this year and second female.