Bubble Boy Reza explains he was okay and set to make it!
At 1AM Saturday, October 4th, a commercial fishing vessel named Sindy & Sue approached Reza 80 miles east off the Florida coast. Reza had lit up very strong led red lights to flash so the boat would see him and not hit him. Captain Brian of the 55 foot, 59 ton Sindy & Sue thought he was seeing an alien out in the middle of nowhere. Then he thought this must be a US government secret operation. Then he saw a man running in a bubble waving back at him. Then he asked if Reza was okay and Reza reported he was fine and joked "which way is Bermuda?" That's when Captain Brian thought this guy is crazy and needed a rescue. After some convincing that Reza was doing alright, Brian thought he might like some food and water. An extra drink might be good because Reza rationed himself to only 500ml of fresh water consumption and 500 calories daily. Reza's plan all along was to run at night and sleep 7AM-noon, make some satellite phone calls, and rest the remainder of the afternoon. Once 5PM came along, Reza was back at putting in 7-8 miles an hour in his bubble flowing along with the gulf stream current. As an experienced ultra runner Reza did not plan to sweat as much by exercising at night, and thus he would make do with the sparse space available for food and water in his bubble. read more...
Reze To Bermuda
Everyone wants to know how Reza Baluchi will be successful in his travel to through the Bermuda triangle. Reza is so confident that he will succeed in this trip because he has carefully articulated every detail it takes to survive. In the years 2010-2012 he survived the dangers of Death Valley, by carefully planning where he would obtain water and rest for the night. By going through this experience, this is when the idea of traveling through the Bermuda Triangle was born read more...
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Reza Finishes 1st at 24 Hours Challange Series at Boulder, CO

Plant UnityThe 24-Hour Running Challenge series is an anuual run hosted by Gemini Adventures. Reza completed this year's 2011 24-Hours Challenge Series in Boulder, CO - finishing first in the men's solo category.

 

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Reza Trains for Badwater 2012

Plant UnityReza will be participating in the 2012 Badwater Ultramarathon - recognized globally as "the world's toughest foot race". The race covers 135 miles non-stop from Death Valley to Mt. Whitney, CA in temperatures up to 130F.

 

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• 03/23/2010 10:35 AM
Reza Baluchi Completes
LA Marathon !
Reza Baluchi completes the 2010 Los Angeles Marathon with the time of 3h:5m:21s. Reza Baluchi came in 157th place based on gender. Baluchi finished with approximately 21993 finishers behind him and less than 1% of finishers ahead of him!

 


• 03/01/2011 12:35 AM
Reza to participate in Badwater Ultramarathon
Reza Baluchi will participate in the Badwater™ Ultramarathon, presented by adventureCORPS™. Often recognized as “the toughest foot race”, this race extends 3 days across some of California’s most extreme climates and terrains. The desert’s extreme weather conditions will challenge its racers in temperatures as high as 130F. Reza will run a non-stop distance of 135 miles from Death Valley, CA to Mt. Whitney, CA.
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Badwater™ Ultramarathon, Presented by adventureCORPS™
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Death Valley, California
Mt. Whitney, California
135 Miles
Up to 130F
Non-Stop

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