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.

Michael Wardian has set the FKT on the Israel National Trail, completing the 1016 km in 10 days 16 hours 36 minutes.

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


Recent Comments

  • Auto-X Fil:
    There is currently no male FKT on this route, which is shocking because it’s such a great line. I am going to attempt this, including a paddle back to the car, and will submit my time here. I do so with an emphasis on the “K”, because I find it hard… read more »
  • Michael Hohl:
    I will post a start time the night before, current plan is to start at 7:00am but depending on weather this may change.
  • Michael Hohl:
    I will be attempting this unsupported FKT on 4/26/2019, I will carry everything I need as well as water purification tablets to treat water if needed. I scouted out the trail on 4/21/2019 and believe there is enough stream crossings if there is a… read more »
  • pbakwin:
    Zach Valentine gets honorable mention for his run, but not the unsupported FKT.  Zach missed a short section of the AT through Harper's Ferry, as can be seen on his Strava track.  The error shortened the course by probably only a 200m or so, and he… read more »
  • Patrick Martin:
    I'm running this route tomorrow, 4/22.  Thanks for the great info Marcy- much appreciated!  I'll be carrying all food but will fill up at public spigots.