Patrycja Bereznowska won the Badwater Ultramarathon in the Death Valley, California, considered the world's toughest foot race.
The run is approximately 103 km long and the differences in altitude amount to as much as 7150 meters.see more
The Polish athlete finished the 217-km-long ultramarathon in 24 hours and 13 minutes, beating the previous record by 100 minutes.
She not only won the female’s category by over five hours but finished second in the open category, losing only to Japanese Yoshihiko Ishikawa by 2.5 hours.
The 43-year-old is Poland’s best ultramarathoner. She specialises in the 24-hour run, an event in which she is both World and European Champion.
Congratulations to Patrycja Bereznowska to her 1st women's, 2nd overall finish AND setting a new women's course record in 24 hours 13 minutes and 24 seconds! @ Whitney Portal, California https://t.co/3TCTDV8ef7— Badwater® (@badwater) July 17, 2019