Fastest Known Time - FKT

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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
Erik Sorenson John Muir Trail (CA) Unsupported DNF
Timothy Olson Pacific Crest Trail (CA, OR, WA) Supported In progress
Becky Rogers Pacific Crest Trail (CA, OR, WA) Self-supported In progress
RJ Thompson Long Trail (VT) Unsupported DNF
Branislav Pavic Bohusleden (Sweden) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Mikaela Osler Long Trail (VT) Unsupported Complete - new FKT!
Jason Hardrath Washington Bulgers (WA) Supported In progress
Jeremy Howard Long Trail (VT) Unsupported In progress
Eli Burakian Live Free or Die Route (NH) Self-supported In progress
Whitney Pearson Long Trail (VT) Unsupported Not yet started

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  • runspired:
    After re-reading I realized that a few of the times I thought weren't listed aren't because they took the record for the ascent via Mountaineers (which isn't being tracked here as a variant): Greg Horvath, Jason Lakey, and Brett Maune's ascent times… read more »
  • ryanweald:
    Based on my understanding of the new permitting system this route from three creeks that crosses Tam McArthur trailhead will require a permit moving forward?  - https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/willamette/passes-permits/recreation/?ci…
  • Jonathan Byers:
    Not to be too much of a buzzkill, but I just don't see how this qualifies as an FKT.  The guidelines specifically state "The route must be notable and distinct enough so that others will be interested in repeating it" - I just don't… read more »
  • Kevin Gottlieb:
    Officially stating my intentions to complete an unsupported FKT of my home trail in early April, 2021. I've been training for the past year and will aim to come in under Matt Halfar's 4d and 5ms, following the Elizabeth to Grand Tower Route.  I'll… read more »
  • Emily Hutchins:
    Planning to attempt supported one way fkt starting on March 13. Yee Yee!