CAREER HIGHLIGHTS



"The finishing line isn't given; it is earned."
- Unknown

New Jersey Ultra Trail Festival 100 k, March 24, 2012 
░▒▓█ CAREER HIGHLIGHTS █▓▒░


•Finisher in five consecutive Badwater Ultramarathons 135 miles, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

•On July 18, 2016, 8:00 p.m. I attempted the "Badwater 146". The 146 miles "trek" from the Badwater point (Elev. -282') in the Death Valley National Park ( lowest point in US) to the summit of Mt Whitney (Elev. 14,505'), highest point in the continental US. However, after 63 hours and 15 minutes the attempt failed and ended the trek at Mt. Whitney Trail Crest  just shy of 1.9 miles from the top at elevation 13,600 ft.

•Finisher in 14 New York City Marathons (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018).

•Finisher in 7 Great New York 100 Mile Running Exposition, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 (Currently holding the record for the most finishes).

•Competed in six 48-Hours Timed Race Ultramarathon at the 3 Days at the Fair  in Augusta, New Jersey. 2013 (2nd Place), 2014, 2015 (2nd Place), 2016 (1st Place),  2017 (2nd Place) and 2018 (2nd Place).

•Finished Lake Waramaug 100k Ultramarathon, 2012, 2013, 2014 (1st Place), 2015 (2nd Place), 2016 (2nd Place), 2017.

Finisher in 7 NYC 60k, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2017.

•Awarded 1st Place, Male Age Group 40-44, New York Ultrarunning Grand Prix (2014)

•Awarded 1st Place, Male Age Group 45-49, New York Ultrarunning Grand Prix (2017)

•Top 100k Men Finisher in North
America #62 UltraRunning Magazine (2015).

•Top 100k Men Finisher in North
America #73 UltraRunning Magazine (2016).

•Completed the 2018 BADWATER ULTRA CUP  (Badwater Cape Fear,  Badwater Salton Sea and the Badwater 135)

2017 Boston Marathon Finisher.

Races Completed To Date:
58 Marathons
69 Ultramarathons
127 Total

PERSONAL BEST

• 135 Miles: 37:54:22 Badwater 135 miles, 2017

• 100 Miles: 21:22:34, The Great New York 100 Mile Running Exposition, 2014

• 100K: 9:37:05, Lake Waramaug 100K, 2015

• 60K: 5:29:24, NYC 60, 2017

• 50K: 4:21:39 Caumsett Park 50k 2016

• 6-Hour Timed Race: 41.3 MILES, Staten Island 6-Hr, 2014

• 48-Hour Timed Race: 171 MILES, 3 Days at the Fair, 2015

• Marathon: 3:19:17, Steamtown Marathon 2015




"Gerald! You made our country proud among the toughest and strongest runners in the world!"
  -Jovie "Bald Runner" Narcise, Race Director of BDM 102k and 160k on the 2014 Badwater 135
"Tabios is indeed a rare pinoy athlete who craves the thrill of competition in ultra-long distance races that test the limits of one’s endurance and mental strength."
-Hawaii Chronicle, August 2015

"A race of endurance, determination, perseverance, and physical fitness,and sanity!! Go! Go! Go Gerald!
We are all very proud of you representing our country and Malaybalay City!!"
-  Dr. Florencio Flores Jr., Bukidnon 2nd District Congressman on the 2015 Badwater 135

"I consider him as the Pinoy’s toughest and most badass Road ultra runner!"
Jovie Narcise on the 2018 Badwater 135



2014 Badwater 135 at Keeler, mile 110
2015 Badwater 135 at Stovepipe Wells, mile 48



2016 Badwater at Townes Pass Ascent, mile 61