Tag: Wedge

It’s Huge. The Big Richard Redux

Marathon runners describe the Badwater Ultramarathon as the world's toughest foot race. Triathletes talk reverently about the Ironman Hawaii. Marathon swimmers put themselves on the map with a crossing of the English Channel. Badwater, Ironman, English Channel: they are all hard and can beat down even the best-trained athlete down to size. And so can the

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No Guts, No Glory With The Big Richard

The Big Richard is the world's longest and most competitive beach run + ocean swim biathlon. The brutal coastal biathlon, fashioned after the Mega is organized by Long Beach waterman Matt Mitchell and held in Southern California from the surf-pounding Wedge in Newport Beach (shown on left) to the majestic Queen Mary in Long Beach in September. The Big

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