Fastest Known Time - FKT

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  • einsteinhikes:
    On February 28, 2019, I will begin a self-supported attempt to yoyo the Arizona Trail. I will try to hike from the Southern Terminus to the Northern Terminus and back again, fully self-supported and walking the entire time, thru-hiker style. I have… read more »
  • ccalimano:
    Thanks Ultradude and Brendan!  With everyone's help and advice, we (Zandy Mangold and Chris Calimano) were successful in our unsupported FKT Penn Station to Penn Station (Newark - NYC) attempt earlier today, on February 18, 2019.  Our finishing time… read more »
  • ultradude:
    Just be careful going over those two bridges crossing the Hackensack and Passaic Rivers. I crossed the bridge that spans the Hackensack River in the wintertime and the plows had pushed so much snow onto the walkway that I was above the guard rails… read more »
  • uksurvivor:
    I'll be starting my 5th (and final) attempt at the self-supported record on 29/04/2019 using all the same details as above As before I'm posting updates to Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Whereisandyhind/ and my daily mileage will be updated on… read more »
  • ccalimano:
    Thank you Brendan!!!  You have been awesome!!!  We just posted the following on Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/ccalimano812 ): “Fastest Known Time” (FKT)—essentially, a speed record on any given route. There is no formal race or event for these… read more »