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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
Billy "Wahoo" Meredith Triple Crown of Thru-Hiking (USA) Self-supported In progress
Kristian Morgan Appalachian Trail (AT) Supported Complete - New FKT!
Lee Wingate JOGLE / LEJOG (UK) Unsupported Complete - New FKT!
Jenny Hoffman Trans America Run (USA) Supported In progress
DJ Fox Colorado Trail (CO) Supported In progress

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  • Rob Manley:
    I took a shot at this a couple of weeks ago to see if I couple pull it under 20 hours. My weekend window was limited so I started Friday night. I left my car sometime after 9pm with the temp at a chilly 30 degrees and went looking for the start… read more »
  • Helen Newman:
    Hi all, a friend and I will attempt this around the island route next week. We will be fully self-supported and hope to pick up food and water en route at cafes etc. We'll be using this GPX (Garmins) and OS Maps on our phones. I'm sure diversions… read more »
  • theblakemeister:
    I am planning on making my first unsupported effort for an out & back this coming weekend. My plan was to take off early on Sunday morning (3/5), but with these long storms, I may delay until Monday morning for the trails to dry some and make… read more »
  • theblakemeister:
    Great unsupported effort Mark! This is inspiring to see on a tough trail.
  • Jon Rose:
    FKT self-supported attempt tonight. Winter/ Spring nighttime starting at 7pm Killhope aiming for 16hours. Using drop-bags and shops for fuelling.