Both Badwater and Barkley were included as part of clues in Jeopardy today.
2014 Goals: Run first trail ultra, first 100K, and see what I can do in a 24-Hour race
Badwater I can see. But Barkley?? Wow.
But neither of those require qualifying races that are based purely on where you live. At least they both advertise that no attempt at logic will be applied to entrants.
Barkley because of its connection to James Earl Ray.
Chaos Theory - Is still logic
I am fuller bodied than Dopplebock
I know...I mean, most runners don't even know about the Barkley.
Huh, I have a blog?
Purveyor of peace & love
Barkley was written about in the New York Times not too long ago...