Charlie Engle, 2009 Death Valley Cup Finisher
New Death Valley Cup Record Holder (2nd DV Cup finish)
Charlie Water Dragon Engle, 47, of Greensboro, NC broke the ten year old Death Valley Cup record set in 2000 by Kaname Sakurai of Japan by one hour, 20 minutes. Engle was 1 hour, 12 minutes faster at the 2009 Furnace Creek 508 than his first effort in 2007. He was also 1 hour, 58 minutes faster at the 2009 Badwater Ultramarathon than in 2007. Click here for Charlie's 2007 DV Cup page.