Fastest Known Time - FKT

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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
Karel Sabbe Via Alpina, Red Trail (Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, France, Monaco) Supported Complete - New FKT!
Nick Fowler Pacific Northwest Trail (WA, ID, MT) Self-supported Complete - New FKT pending verification
Nick Pedatella Colorado Trail (CO) Supported Complete - New FKT!
Karen Holland Bruce Trail (ON, Canada) Supported Complete - New FKT pending verification
Mike Coppock Haute Route Pyrenees (Spain, Andorra, France) Self-supported In progress
Jonathan Thomas Long Trail (VT) Unsupported In progress

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  • Texflats:
    Completed.  Saw a couple of live deer and one dead one.  Took 16 oz of Infinite speed and one gel.  Took one wrong turn before HP.  Geez.
  • sterrettJD:
    Thanks! Unfortunately, during my long run/scouting mission last weekend I developed some foot pain that hasn't gone away with a week off. Pretty sure I'm dealing with a stress fracture, so I think the attempt is a no-go. After a long build for this… read more »
  • pbakwin:
    The older records are discussed briefly here: Beresford’s FKT seems to have been on May 14, 1988, beating a time set by Mike Hartley 2 months earlier.
  • Keith Wigley:
    I was not aware of Dennis' record when I submitted my time, thanks for pointing it out. I have since had an interesting read of "The Fell Runner" magazine from 1984 which has a good piece on Dennis' run. I noted that Dennis ran East to West, I did… read more »
  • Texflats:
    On the one hand, I have a broken toe, a sprained ankle, and two bad knees.  On the other hand it is going to rain like hell on Tuesday turning the trail into a sloppy, muddy, horrific mess.  And as such it is now or never.  Tomorrow I will attempt a… read more »