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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
Nathan Longhurst Sierra Peak Section (SPS) (CA, NV) Supported Complete - New FKT!
Kristian Morgan Appalachian Trail (AT) Supported Complete - no FKT
Simen Holvik Self-supported Complete - New FKT!
Joe "Stringbean" McConaughy John Muir Trail (CA) Unsupported Complete - New FKT!

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  • DanTheTrailman:
    Attempted this in very harsh conditions on 4th December 21. Wanted sub 5 hours but achieved 5 hours 10 minutes. This is a very hard route due to it not being on very prominent paths and the wet bonging ground does not help. I would advise doing this… read more »
  • NES:
    FINAL NOTE:  Big shout-out to my friend for waiting much longer at the southern trailhead than either of us had hoped. A cold beer, some snacks, and a warm ride back to my truck was everything at that point. Thanks Shaun!
  • ShiningSpeidel:
    Bravo Deb! That is a stout 100k++ in tough conditions using the Mauhar trail (many runners run the double and triple P/3R without the rocky, slow and BEAUTIFUL Mauhar section). Now you have set the standard for others to follow! Great work!! 
  • Joseph Dease:
    Route Question: The trail continues, with blazes, southeast from the Flagg Mt. lookout tower for about 1.5 miles. At the end, there is signage noting the southern terminus as well. Some athletes have started/ended at Flagg Mt. and some have started/… read more »
  • seanmarden:
    This Sunday 12/05/21 at 5am I will be starting a supported thru-hike of the Palmetto Trail route from west to east. My goal is to complete the entire route in 10 days. I will be supported by my partner in a vehicle who will provide food, water, and… read more »