Fastest Known Time - FKT

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

Interviews each week with FKT-setters and other athletes and figures in the world of Fastest Known Times.

Follow Michael Wardian's attempt to run the 631 mile Israel National Trail in 10 days, beginning March 12th.

The 2018 Fastest Known Time of the Year awards for FKTs set in Europe.


Recent Comments

  • osoons:
    This Saturday, February 23rd, I will be attempting to set a first known time on the Sallandse Zandloper. Starting at Holten railway station, finishing at Olst railway station. I do not know of any documented attempts previous to this one. … read more »
  • mikewardian:
    February 20, 2019-1:47pm (ET)   Hey Everyone, I would like to attempt this FKT around February 23 or February 24, depending on when kids have soccer games and swimming.  I hope some people will come out and join me.  Thank you so much.   My email is… read more »
  • Danny Naylor:
    I wasn't able to find any posted women's times under 5 hours, but I'll link to this run by Mallory and Jason Brooks (mixed gender team). Their elapsed time of 4:08:46 is strong, although the time and gps track start a little ways up the trail,… read more »
  • einsteinhikes:
    On February 28, 2019, I will begin a self-supported attempt to yoyo the Arizona Trail. I will try to hike from the Southern Terminus to the Northern Terminus and back again, fully self-supported and walking the entire time, thru-hiker style. I have… read more »
  • ccalimano:
    Thanks Ultradude and Brendan!  With everyone's help and advice, we (Zandy Mangold and Chris Calimano) were successful in our unsupported FKT Penn Station to Penn Station (Newark - NYC) attempt earlier today, on February 18, 2019.  Our finishing time… read more »