Articles

Aug 3, 2018
Joe Gray is a RACER. The guy is a multi-time mountain running champion representing the United States at classic skyraces, VK's and other shorter distance, technical events. So what's an FKT have to do with it?
Jul 18, 2018
Endurance is the ultimate human commonality. JPD set out on an investigative journey to find the traits uniting her fellow previous Appalachian Trail record setters -- only to circle back to this simple conclusion -- in her new book The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience.
Jun 22, 2018
While you've been living your life and enjoying the onset of summer over the past 3+ weeks, ultrarunner Harvey Lewis has been wailing away on the Appalachian Trail, chasing Joe "Stringbean" McConaughy's remarkable FKT (45d12h15m) from last
May 2, 2018
Fun video of the origins and directions of the FKT movement by Wild Confluence, Directed by Colin Arisman.
Apr 24, 2018
North is the direction Scott Jurek went on the Appalachian Trail when he set his FKT in 2015, and the title of his new book describing that prodigious effort.
Apr 1, 2018
With this new website now active, some incredible new FKTs are being submitted.  Here are just three of the new routes, all submitted today, April 1. Route:  CROSSING THE RED SEA Submitted by:  Holy Scripture Gender: Male and Female (Israelites) Route location: Egypt
Mar 27, 2018
Peter Bakwin describes why the move from the old FKT site to this new one is so helpful.
Mar 20, 2018
Andrew Hamilton shares thoughts on the first Winter Colorado 14ers in a calendar year
Mar 1, 2018
What were the most inspiring, difficult, fast, or just plain ‘out-there’ FKT’s last year?  A panel of 27 runners reviewed the 22 Nominees (selected from the hundreds of FKT’s reported last year), voted for their top 5, and the Results are below.
Aug 10, 2017
"First I thought, it is not possible. But the more I thought about it, the more I was drawn to this route."