Rhys Jenkins Completes Run Across Death Valley

Death Valley, california, Home of the Badwater ultra
Rhys Jenkins runs 135 miles across Death Valley
Approaching Mt. Whitney
Approaching Mt. Whitney

Rhys Jenkins Completes Run Across Death Valley

Ultrarunner Rhys Jenkins From Penarth, has just completed his bid to run 135 miles through Death Valley in California, renowned for its extreme temperatures, in aid of the NSPCC (JustGiving) today.
Rhys Jenkins, 29, is no stranger to endurance running  and ultramarathons having run around the coast of Wales and completed 100 miles in 24 hours.
Mr Jenkins, along with his friend John Ortiz and Jacob Cooper returned to run across Death Valley for a second attempt after they were forced to withdraw when they tackled the run at the end of June earlier this year

Home to one of the most famous ultras, the Badwater 135, the distance requires a crew to provide support for runners round the clock in intense conditions where average July temperatures of 47° can rise to 130 °F (54 °C).

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