Congratulations go to Lachlan Morton for an insane effort finishing the 700 kilometer Badlands 2020 race in just over 43 hours. Find details and photos here…

Posted by Logan Watts

Photo gallery by @peterofthespoon

It’s official. Lachlan Morton finished the ~700km Badlands 2020 race in just 43 hours and 30 minutes. After a strong start, Lachlan steadily charged through the remainder of the Badlands course overnight and crossed the finish line after an incredible effort, stopping only 19 minutes during the race. The 85% off-pavement Badlands route loops through the mountains in southern Spain with over 15,000 meters in climbing as it crosses some of the most remote and challenging places in Europe: Hoya de Guadix, Gorafe Desert, Tabernas Desert, Cabo de Gata Natural Park and Veleta Pass at 3,212m.

Lachlan Morton Badlands 2020
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  • Lachlan Morton Badlands 2020
  • Lachlan Morton Badlands 2020
“It becomes a real mind game. Your moods can shift really quickly and sometimes you just get scared. But sometimes you’re just having a really great time.”

For more on the Badlands 2020, be sure to check out our Rigs of the Badlands 2020 roundup. You can also follow the race on a live map here.

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