Ed Ettinghausen is hoping to complete 40 100-mile runs by the end of 2014.
The Badwater 135 changed its route in 2014; it may be permanent now. The newly released report from Death Valley National Park effectively
He will turn 50 will running 135 miles.
Most coaches caution runners to change up their routines.
One of the world's toughest races is comprised of a a tight-knit community of runners and support crew.
He had finished second in the past two years.
He uses an app on his mobile phone to guide him.