FKT

Scott Jurek Ends Appalachian Trail FKT Attempt Due to Injury

Scott Jurek Ends Appalachian Trail FKT Attempt Due to Injury

Updated 8/11/2021: Unfortunately, Scott Jurek was forced to suspend his speed record attempt due to injury. According to his Instagram, Jurek strained his quadricep early in the effort and was...

Aug 11, 2021 : Brandon Chase
Nika ‘Early Bird’ Meyers Sets a New Self-Supported Colorado Trail FKT

Nika ‘Early Bird’ Meyers Sets a New Self-Supported Colorado Trail FKT

Nika 'Early Bird' Meyers has set a new female self-supported FKT on the Colorado Trail by hiking the 485-mile trail in under 10 days.

Aug 7, 2021 : Owen Eigenbrot
Jeff “Legend” Garmire Breaks Colorado Trail FKT

Jeff “Legend” Garmire Breaks Colorado Trail FKT

Jeff “Legend” Garmire has broken the unsupported speed record for a thru-hike of the Colorado Trail, completing the west to east hike in nine days, eight hours, 18 minutes. The...

Sep 6, 2020 : Kelly Floro
Jeff “Legend” Garmire Begins Colorado Trail FKT Attempt

Jeff “Legend” Garmire Begins Colorado Trail FKT Attempt

Jeff “Legend” Garmire set out on the Colorado Trail at 6:52 MST Friday morning with a 32-pound pack and an ambitious goal to thru-hike the entire trail in under 10...

Aug 28, 2020 : Kelly Floro
Damien Hall Sets the FKT for the Pennine Way, UK

Damien Hall Sets the FKT for the Pennine Way, UK

On July 24, ultramarathon runner Damien Hall, 44, completed the 268-mile Pennine Way, the UK's oldest trail, in a time of 61 hours and 34 minutes setting the Fastest Known...

Jul 27, 2020 : Joal and Jenny
Joe “Stringbean” McConaughy Sets the Self-Supported Long Trail FKT

Joe “Stringbean” McConaughy Sets the Self-Supported Long Trail FKT

Updated 7/5: Due to a technicality in the FKT rule book, Stringbean now holds the "self-supported" FKT, and the previous unsupported FKT stands from 2019. Joe "Stringbean" McConaughy set off

Jun 15, 2020 : Brandon Chase
Jeff “Legend” Garmire Just Set the Long Trail Unsupported FKT, his Third Speed Record of 2019

Jeff “Legend” Garmire Just Set the Long Trail Unsupported FKT, his Third Speed Record of 2019

You might know the name Jeff "Legend" Garmire from another 2019 Fastest Known Time (FKT) or two. Garmire has set three FKTs on three separate trails this year. On April...

Jul 26, 2019 : Maggie Slepian
Karel Sabbe Breaks the Appalachian Trail Supported Fastest Known Time (FKT)

Karel Sabbe Breaks the Appalachian Trail Supported Fastest Known Time (FKT)

Karel Sabbe set out to break the record for the supported FKT on the Appalachian Trail. Tuesday, Aug. 28, he accomplished that goal with flying colors. His time was 41...

Aug 29, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Ultrarunner 100 Miles Over Record Pace on the Appalachian Trail

Ultrarunner 100 Miles Over Record Pace on the Appalachian Trail

Karel Sabbe, a Belgian ultrarunner/dentist (I will always enjoy learning the innocuous side gigs of ultrarunners), is looking to be the runner to break Joe "Stringbean" McConaughy's fastest known

Aug 24, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Q&A With Harvey Lewis: The Most Recent Runner to Attempt the Appalachian Trail FKT

Q&A With Harvey Lewis: The Most Recent Runner to Attempt the Appalachian Trail FKT

On July 18, Harvey Lewis finished his FKT attempt on the Appalachian Trail. His 49-day, 15-hour hike is the eighth fastest all time. Harvey started his supported attempt on May...

Jul 23, 2018 : Becky Booroojian