Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Victor Ballesteros Completes TRT in 53:03


Victor at Mile 118 at Tunnel Creek (Photo courtesy of Dalius Kumpa)
A fantastic effort today by Victor Ballasteros, finishing the entire 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail in one go in 53 hours and 3 minutes. Victor was the last man standing/running from the group of four who started their TRT speed record attempt on Monday morning. As far as I can tell, Victor just is now the 3rd fastest time in the TRT after Kilian Jornet and Tim Twietmeyer.

I am sure it was an unforgettable journey. Congrats, Victor—now go and take a nap!

1 comment:

Gretchen said...

Yeah, Victor! Definitely a huge effort, and very cool to watch. As far as time ranking, I believe his is fourth. Last weekend, Tom Flahaven ran the entire TRT in 45:43.

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