November 7-8, 2021

Badwater® Salton Sea challenges up to 45 teams of two or three ultrarunners – running together as duos or trios for the duration, NOT in a relay – to tackle an unimaginable traverse of Southern California deserts and mountains. The route covers 81 miles (130km) from Salton City (elevation 234 feet / 71m below sea level) to Palomar Mountain, the almost tallest mountain in San Diego County (elevation 5500 feet / 1676m.) Featuring a route that is a mix of road and trail, there is a total elevation gain of over 9000 feet (2740m).
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