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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 DNF

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  • Cass Lynch:
    YES!!!! So Siked for you dude!!! Looking forward to seeing your time posted. Told you, that you had it. Be a bit before I make another attempt. Been tapering down for the race I have coming up this nextweekend, CloudSplitter 100!!!
  • meganvonbergen:
    I have a question about this trail. FKT lists the length as 59ish miles, while All Trails lists the length as 55ish miles. Both seem to start/end at the same place. Where's the difference made up?… read more »
  • nickarini:
    Hi Lizzie, sorry you had problems with the route. I only had the LDWA GPX to follow when I did it and had some serious issues following it. There were several points where it takes you in an obviously wrong direction and into private property. I had… read more »
  • Tom Abrahams:
    Hi Steve, thanks. Sorry, I’ve only just seen the message. I was able to do it with 2.5ltrs of water in my bladder/udder combo. Didn’t have a lot left at the end but it was enough to see me through. Time of year and cool temperatures helped. 
  • XC_crow:
    Hey everybody,   I’m announcing that I am planning a self-supported FKT on the Ozark Trail starting on Tuesday October 19th at 6 am. I’m planning on starting at the western trail head(4155) and traveling north to Onondaga. I will be using a Garmin… read more »