1. they are in Death Valley and
2. they are professionally run from the race director to the volunteers.
What's holding me back? Well I'm already doing the Mount Laguna Bicycle Classic on April 17th (my pre-ride here) and I'm supposed to work weekends- or at least one of the two days.
Here is the graph looks challenging and fast. I'm 100% in but what will work say? Stay tuned....