Fastest Known Time - FKT

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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
David Ruttum Colorado Trail (CO) Supported Complete - no FKT
Johan Wagner, Jerry Bärnsten Bohusleden (Sweden) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Christof Teuscher Eagle's 33 Challenge (OR) Self-supported DNF
Jacob Sargent New Hampshire 4000 Footers (NH) Unsupported DNF
Jason Hardrath Rainier Infinity Loop (WA) Self-supported Complete - new FKT!
Aliza Lapierre Long Trail (VT) Supported DNF
Renee Elsdon Jacobs California Fourteeners (CA) Supported DNF
Teresa Shiflett Colorado Trail (CO) Supported In progress
Helgi Olafson Long Trail (VT) Unsupported DNF
Michael "Radio Shack" Tidd Long Trail (VT) Unsupported In progress
Mark Plessers Langeafstandswandeling Nationaal Park Hoge Kempen (Belgium) Unsupported Not yet started

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  • zszablewski:
    William, this is a great route, in fact my wife and I are putting together a 50 mile race linking up the trail network in Whistler Canyon next month. I have run this in the opposite direction and thinking of running it from Whistler Canyon TH next… read more »
  • Laurent Homier:
    My traverse was also a fundraising for youth mental health. Raised over 10000$. Anyone can contribute by buying a kilometer of my hike at:
  • Laurent Homier:
    I did complete my NOBO traverse with no FKT. After 80 miles in 34 hours I had to let go the unsupported way because of knee and feet pain caused by the weight of the bag. Took a night sleep with my wife in our van at route 140 and went back on the… read more »
  • sstroeer:
    This is a beast... after a few weeks of scouting now, I’m planning on giving it a go sometime between Aug 29 and Sep 8, together with my partners Tara and Ilana. 
  • vandegriftr:
    Hey all! Myself, Ricky Vandegrift and Kylie Yang will be attempting a self supported FKT of the New Jersey section of the Appalachian Trail. We will start around 5am on 8/28 at the New York border and head south to the Pennsylvania border. To set… read more »