FKT: Fawn Hernandez - Ouachita Trail (OK, AR) - 2021-04-01

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Female
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Standard route
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No
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3d 22h 14m 55s
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On Sunday, March 28th I set out at 8 am to run the rugged and beautiful 223-mile Ouachita Trail which starts at Talimena State Park in Oklahoma and ends at Pinnacle Mountain State Park in Arkansas. I achieved my goal of completing the route in under 4 days and ended up covering about 225 miles with 39,000 feet of gain. I had a huge, experienced support crew that both paced me and got me in and out of pre-determined "aid stations". I managed about 12 hours of sleep throughout the adventure and had near perfect weather except for the sleet that I ran through on the last day. It was definitely a feat of mental and physical endurance and grit and I'm so grateful for the opportunity to explore this stunning trail in such a unique way!