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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:
    Follow-up on this: Had great luck today with nice weather, no reroutes due to wildlife, and very few hikers on the Flattop descent. A wrong turn and lots of nausea threw me off my splits strategy around mile 21-22. Still very happy with my time of 6… read more »
  • AlexPlinio:
    On Tuesday, September 26th, 2023, I will attempt to break the course record by starting half an hour before the first low tide at 12:01 AM. My Garmin InReach tracker is  Alex
  • Molly1121:
    I can’t believe that with just a contact to Dr. Todd, I got my ex husband back. I had read some stuff about Manifest Temple before I contacted him but I didn’t know that all those stuff were so accurate until I got my husband back, After getting my… read more »
  • Peter 559:
    I understand the popularity and the reason that the FKT route is A-K, however from an aesthetic and geographical standpoint, this isn’t the entire Western Arthur’s Traverse, only part of it. Perhaps a compromise might be having both variants listed… read more »
  • marcy_beard:
    Finished it!  Supported, 20:16, will submit soon.  Tough, crazy route, even harder with wind blasting the top of Humphreys, but I guess that's fairly normal for Hole to Hump FKT experiences!