Fastest Known Time - FKT

The best routes: what are they, who did them, and how fast?


  • Aug 3, 2018
    Joe Gray is a RACER. The guy is a multi-time mountain running champion representing the United States at classic skyraces, VK's and other shorter distance, technical events. So what's an FKT have to do with it?
  • Jul 18, 2018
    Endurance is the ultimate human commonality. JPD set out on an investigative journey to find the traits uniting her fellow previous Appalachian Trail record setters -- only to circle back to this simple conclusion -- in her new book The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience.
  • Jun 22, 2018
    While you've been living your life and enjoying the onset of summer over the past 3+ weeks, ultrarunner Harvey Lewis has been wailing away on
  • May 2, 2018
    Fun video of the origins and directions of the FKT movement by Wild Confluence, Directed by Colin Arisman.

Recent Comments

  • Gian Dalle:
    Hey Folks, This morning I headed up the south trail with a time of 2:05:06 to the top and a car to car time of 3:03:45. My real time if you nerd out on the map is a bit faster (3:00:33) I tripped when I looked down to stop my watch and then didn't… read more »
  • iainasher:
    I'm having a crack at the Ribble Way from source to the Dolphin tomorrow 27th July 18. Starting at 1300 on Cam Fell Cheers Iain 
  • backwardshat:
    I will be attempting to set the Self Supported FKT of the MDT the week of August 20. In doing so, I will also attempt to set the overall FKT for the trail as well. My actives can be followed on Instagram (… read more »
  • Lowe N. Durrance:
    Thanks much for including my little route so quickly.  One minor correction, to the name of the route:  Road's End is in Kings Canyon National Park, rather than Sequoia.  So a more accurate name might be "Road's End in Kings Canyon - Onion Valley (… read more »
  • agodesky:
    I'll be starting an attempt for the supported FKT on the Long Trail Thursday morning (7/26) ~5am heading SOBO. I'll be carrying a SPOT Gen3 and tracking will be sent here: -Alyssa Godesky

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