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

  • ultradude:
    Just be careful going over those two bridges crossing the Hackensack and Passaic Rivers. I crossed the bridge that spans the Hackensack River in the wintertime and the plows had pushed so much snow onto the walkway that I was above the guard rails… read more »
  • uksurvivor:
    I'll be starting my 5th (and final) attempt at the self-supported record on 29/04/2019 using all the same details as above As before I'm posting updates to Facebook: and my daily mileage will be updated on… read more »
  • ccalimano:
    Thank you Brendan!!!  You have been awesome!!!  We just posted the following on Facebook ( ): “Fastest Known Time” (FKT)—essentially, a speed record on any given route. There is no formal race or event for these… read more »
  • marcy_beard:
    I've been thinking since last spring about doing an out-and-back on this route, so I'm planning to try it tomorrow (Feb 18).  Starting/finishing at the south end.  Self-supported, carrying everything from the start except water (refills at fountains… read more »
  • mikewardian:
    My name is Michael Wardian and I am planning to try and establish a new FKT on the Israel National Trail in March 2019. My goal is 100k a day for 10 days. Just trying to confirm what the current FKT is as nothing ever goes to plan.  Anything else I… read more »