Including JMT record-holder Brett Maune.
Including "Flyin Brian" Robinson, first person to hike the PCT, CDT, and AT in one season.
and one of the nicest guys you'll ever meet.
Great Washinton Post article on one of Brian's failure races.
Does it help that the race organizer is a sadist?
(no first aid, placing mandatory check-in at a rattlesnake den, requiring contestants to pay in full for any SAR)http://blog.washingtonpost.com/why-we-compete/2007/04/curiosity_1.html?hpid=topnews/