Fastest Known Time - FKT

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Athlete Route Start date Style Status
Tara Dower Mountains to Sea Trail (NC) Supported In progress
Nancy East, Chris Ford Great Smoky Mountains National Park 900 (NC, TN) Supported In progress
Kristian Dela Cour Caledonia Way (United Kingdom) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Katherine A Baird Superior Hiking Trail (MN) Unsupported Complete - new FKT!
Martin Coulombe Rideau Trail (ON, Canada) Supported DNF
Leah Atherton South West Coast Path (UK) Supported DNF
Ricky Vandegrift Sheltowee Trace (KY) Self-supported Complete - new FKT!
Paige Pasquini Colorado Trail (CO) Self-supported DNF
John Harrison Pockler Bruce Trail (ON, Canada) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Kristian Morgan South West Coast Path (UK) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Michael Mcknight Colorado Trail (CO) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Lindsey Weaver C&O Canal Towpath (MD to DC) Supported Complete - new FKT!
Dan Barger Western States 200 (CA) Supported Not yet started

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  • mgroenewegen:
    I bailed on the 2nd loop after going into the first on little sleep and would have not had enough calories for the 2nd. I knew going into it that it would be an extraordinary challenge but I had to know whether it was possible. Now it's tangible and… read more »
  • bbutterfield1120:
    I finished in approximately 5:05 today. I’ll work on compiling all the data and post it to the site in a couple days.  Great run, but it was hot out!
  • macleanwright:
    Is this an established and well known route? Or is this more of a day-hike that you submitted as an FKT route? I'm a little confused on this. Also, the vertical gain is expressed as 7600m when it should be 7458 ft according to your GPX file. I hate… read more »
  • Pollee Brookings:
    Leah! Your record still stands :) I started at 6 at Top Spur and went CCW. Was having an absolute blast and was 40 mins ahead of schedule, until the climb to Gnarl Ridge. Epic bonk right as the sun came out! Never really recovered, but enjoyed the… read more »
  • Hos:
    I will be giving this FKT a shot on Wednesday the 12th of August. Its going to be a good whoopin'. Ben has understated how rough this trail is.