Eli Dickerson reported:
This is a common out and back for trail runners [about 16 miles total], so I thought I'd set the bar with my fastest time. I know there's probably others who have run faster, so hoping they post up! It's a fun stretch of trail for sure.
Might have been the fastest time back when i did it but there was no GPS wearables back then, at least I did not have one yet. But i ran this route on 11/26/2006 in 3:05:57 (to the Blood Mountain Shelter and back). According to my logbook notes I was OUT in 1:38:52 and BACK in 1:27:25. Really cool to see an FKT setup for this route.
Does anyone know what counts as the top of Blood mountain? Would I need to go past the shelter for a FKT attempt or would the shelter suffice?
@maggief39 I would go to the summit marker on the rock just past the shelter. That's what I used as marking the top/turnaround