Rebecca Rusch first raced La Ruta de los Conquistadores in 2006. She's back for her second attempt at the race.
The three-time 24-hour solo world champion has raced several endurance events this season including the Trans-Sylvania, Trans Andes, Tour de la Patagonia, Red Centre Enduro and the Leadville 100, which she won while also setting a women's course record.
The 42-year-old Rusch lives in Ketchum, Idaho.
Follow her daily race blog here.
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