Results & History


BADWATER 135 AGE GROUP AND OVERALL COURSE RECORDS:

Age GroupMenTimeMoreWomenTime More
10-19Nickademus Hollon, 19, USA, 200933:21:29+N/AN/AN/A
20-29Pete Kostelnick, 27, USA, 201523:27:10+Jen Lee Segger, 28, Canada, 200832:31:57+
30-39Oswaldo Lopez, 39, Mexico, 201123:41:40+Jamie Donaldson, 35, USA, 2010**26:16:12+
40-49Valmir Nunes, 43, Brazil, 2007**22:51:29+Nikki Wynd, 43, Australia, 201527:23:27+
50-59Charlie Engle, 50, USA, 201326:15:35+Irina Reutovich, 50, Russia, 200029:48:27+
60-69David Jones, 60, USA, 201230:33:19+Linda Quirk, 60, USA, 201344:00:39+
70-79Arthur Webb, 70, USA, 201233:45:40+N/AN/A
Youngest EverNickademus Hollon, 19, USA, 200933:21:29 +Breanna Cornell, 22, USA, 201444:58:21+
Oldest EverJack Denness, 75, UK, 201059:13:02 +Sigrid Eichner, 64, Germany, 200552:45:46+
Oldest Ever (Sub-48 Hrs.)Arthur Webb, 70, USA, 201233:45:40 +Dixie A. Madsen, 63, USA, 200047:04:00+
** = overall course record** = overall course record

Badwater Hall of Fame

Results Database -1987 to present

Analysis of finishing data-1990 to present

2016 STYR Labs Badwater 135

July 18-20, 2016. 97 starters. 84 Official Finishers ((86.6%). Wave starts at 800pm, 930pam, 1100pm.
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here.
For the 2016 webcast, click here.
For the pre-race press release, click here.

2015 Nutrimatix Badwater 135

July 28-30, 2015. 97 starters. 79 official finishers (81%). Wave starts at 800pm, 930pam, 1100pm.
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here.
For the 2015 webcast, click here.
For the pre-race press release, click here.

2014 Badwater 135

July 21-23, 2014. 97 starters. 83 official finishers (86%). Wave starts at 600am, 700am, 800am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here.
For the 2014 webcast, click here.
For the pre-race press release, click here.

2013 Badwater 135

July 15-17, 2013. 96 starters. 81 official finishers (84%) Wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. For the 2013 webcast, click here.
For the pre-race press release, click here.

2012 Badwater 135

July 16-18, 2012. 96 starters, 89 official finishers (93%). Wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. For the 2012 webcast, click here.
For the pre-race press release, click here.

2011 Badwater 135

July 11-13, 2011. 94 starters, 81 official finishers (86%). Wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. For the 2011 webcast, click here.
For the pre-race press release, click here.

2010 Badwater 135

July 12-14, 2010. 80 starters, 73 official finishers (91%). Wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. For the 2010 webcast archive, click here.
For the pre-race press release, click here.

2009 Badwater 135

July 13-15, 2009. 86 starters, 75 official finishers (87%). Wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. For the 2009 webcast archive, click here.
For the pre-race press release, click here. For the 2009 Race Report, click here.

2008 Badwater 135

July 14-16, 2008. 82 starters, 75 official finishers (91%). Wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. For the 2008 webcast archive, click here.
For the pre-race press release, click here. For the 2008 Race Report, click here.

2007 Badwater 135

July 23-25, 2007. 84 starters, 78 official finishers (93%). Wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. For the 2007 webcast archive, click here.
For the pre-race press release, click here. For the post-race press release, click here. For results (Pdf), click here. For results (Word doc), click here.

2006 Badwater 135

July 24-26, 2006. 85 starters, 67 official finishers (79%). Wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. (For the original webpage splits, click here.) For the 2006 webcast archive, click here. For the pre-race press release, click here. For the post-race press release, click here. For the 2006 Race Report, click here.

2005 Badwater 135

July 11-13, 2005. 81 starters, 67 official finishers (82.7%). Wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. (For the original webpage splits, click here.) For the 2005 webcast archive, click here. For the pre-race press release, click here. For the post-race press release, click here. For the 2005 Race Report, click here.

2004 Badwater 135

July 12-14, 2004. 72 starters, 57 official finishers (79%). Wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. (For the original webpage splits, click here.) For the 2004 webcast archive, click here. For the pre-race press release, click here. For the post-race press release, click here.

2003 Badwater 135

July 22-24, 2003. 73 starters, 46 official finishers (63%), wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete results and time splits through all time stations, click here. (For the original webpage splits, click here.) For the 2003 webcast archive, click here. For the pre-race press release, click here. For the 2003 Race Report, click here.

2002 Badwater 135

2002 Badwater Ultramarathon, July 23-25, 2002. 78 starters, 58 official finishers (74%), wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am.
For complete time splits through all time stations, click here. (For the original webpage splits, click here.) For the 2002 webcast archive, click here. For the pre-race press release, click here. For the post-race press release, click here. For the 2002 Race Report, click here.

2001 Badwater 135

2001 Badwater Ultramarathon, July 25-27, 2001. 71 starters, 55 official finishers (77%), wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete time splits through all time stations, click here. (For the original webpage splits, click here.) For the 2001 webcast archive, click here. For the mid-race reports,click here. For the 2001 Race Report, click here.

2000 Badwater 135

2000 Badwater Ultramarathon, July 27-29, 2000. 69 starters, 49 official finishers (71%), wave starts at 6am, 8am, 10am
For complete time splits through all time stations, click here. (For the original webpage splits, click here.) For the 2000 webcast archive, click here. For the 2000 Race Report,click here.

1999 Race (AM Start)

42 starters, 33 finishers (78%).
Matt Frederick, Hi-Tec Race Director.
Click here for race report.
For online slideshows by Chris Kostman, click here.

1998 Race (AM Start)

29 starters, 20 finishers (69%).
Matt Frederick, Hi-Tec Race Director.
Click here for race report.

1997 Race (AM Start)

27 starters, 20 finishers (74%).
Matt Frederick, Hi-Tec Race Director.
Click here for Comptetitor Magazine race coverage by Renne Gardner.

1996 Race (AM Start)

23 starters, 14 finishers (61%).
Matt Frederick, Hi-Tec Race Director.
Race report not available (Got one to share? Please contact us!).

1995 Race (PM Start)

24 starters, 16 finishers (67%).
Pam Aberle and Karen Raby, Hi-Tec Race Directors
Click here for race report.

1994 Race (PM Start)

25 starters, 16 finishers (64%).
Pam Aberle, Hi-Tec Race Director.
Click here for race report.

1993 Race (PM Start)

12 starters, 10 finishers (83%).
Chris Stai, Hi-Tec Race Director.
Click here for race report.

1992 Race (PM Start)

14 starters, 13 finishers (92%).
David Pompel, Hi-Tec Race Director.
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1991 Race (PM Start)

14 starters, 14 finishers (100%).
David Pompel, Hi-Tec Race Director.
Click here for race report.
Click here for chapter five about the 1991 Badwater Race from Michael Bane’s book, Over The Edge: A Regular Guy’s Odyssey in Extreme Sports

1990 Race (PM Start)

21 starters, 17 finishers (81%).
David Pompel, Hi-Tec Race Director.

1989 Race (PM Start)

Unknown number of starters, 6 finishers.
Some times currently unknown.

1988 Race (AM Start)

July 28, 1988. 8 starters, 2 finishers. 2:46am start.
Note: 146 mile course.
The first race sponsored by Hi-Tec. Results taken from The Death Valley 300 by Richard Benyo.

1987 US vs. UK Death Valley to Mt. Whitney Race (AM Start)

July 31, 1987. 5 starters, 5 finishers. 6:25am start.
No individual places. This was a United States vs. United Kingdom team challenge.
Note: 146 mile course.
Click here for race report and images.