Dec 18, 2009

Listserv Gold Part III - The cost of badwater

Badwater, the 135-mile asphalt road race through Death Valley in the middle of summer (where it gets to 125°F), has a $900 entry fee, and the total cost of running it can approach $10,000. This topic came up on the ultra list, and somebody asked,
Am I the only one who finds the average cost insane?
"bbob" responds,
oh yeah... the cost of these races is just totally nuts. deranged. unhinged. demented. harebrained. crazy. etc.

everything else about them is completely rational, of course.

really, doctor, it's true.

b



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