Defending champion Mike Wardian hopes to secure the $15,000 prize.
He had food posioning the night before the race.
The race is partnering with global information company Wipro Technologies.
Last year's winner, Mike Wardian, will return to defend his title.
Despite his win, he was four minutes shy of his goal.
His margin of victory was five minutes ahead of the second-place finisher.
One of America's best ultra marathoners loves to push himself.
One of the pre-race favorites is a 2:11 marathoner.
She hopes to make the American Olympic team.
The American ultra marathoner held the lead for part of the champioship race.