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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
Billy "Wahoo" Meredith Triple Crown of Thru-Hiking (USA) Self-supported In progress
Claire Bannwarth Colorado Trail (CO) Self-supported Complete - New FKT!
Kristian Morgan Appalachian Trail (AT) Supported Complete - New FKT pending verification
Lee Wingate JOGLE / LEJOG (UK) Unsupported In progress

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  • smvandend:
    I'm going to be attempting this route next Saturday or Sunday (9/23 or 9/24), depending on which day has better weather. There are some spots on the horse trails on the eastern half of the route that I have found somewhat difficult to navigate on my… read more »
  • nick stahler:
    This route is a gem! I gave it a hard burn the other day and missed Nates time by a whopping :26 seconds haha.
  • Paul Fernandez:
    Both runs successful. Managed to take 3 minutes of male unsupported, and 22 minutes of female one. Will submit all three for ratification.....
  • Owen Smith:
    Is there a Full Presi Ridgeline FKT? A couple years ago I did northbound Webster Cliff up and Howker Ridge down in 9:57:45. I especially like the fact of no backtracking, and it traverses the ridge the entire way. Starting at WC obviously added some… read more »
  • Paul Fernandez:
    Just broke the mixed team record (subject to confirmation). Going to try the individual male/female tomorrow, if legs are working again. Could be hard.....