scott jurek

Made to be Broken: the Karl Meltzer Story

Made to be Broken: the Karl Meltzer Story

‘Made to be Broken’ is a film about Karl Meltzer falling down. Watch this incredible video here But then, it might be more appropriate to say that Red Bull’s documentary...

Apr 13, 2017 : Maggie Wallace
Karl Meltzer on Being the AT’s Fastest Man, Fueling for an FKT, and Going Through 19 Pairs of Trail Runners

Karl Meltzer on Being the AT’s Fastest Man, Fueling for an FKT, and Going Through 19 Pairs of Trail Runners

If you don't know who @speedgoatkarl) is at this point, may I be the first to welcome you to the real world.  How was your time under the rock? After winning...

Sep 30, 2016 : Zach
Examining FKTs: The Kaiha Bertollini Case Study

Examining FKTs: The Kaiha Bertollini Case Study

For the latest, check out the update at the bottom of this post. Last week, we Karl Meltzer broke Scott Jurek's supported AT record, Bertollini posted the following to Heather...

Sep 20, 2016 : Zach
Karl Meltzer is Probably About to Break Scott Jurek’s Supported Appalachian Trail Speed Record

Karl Meltzer is Probably About to Break Scott Jurek’s Supported Appalachian Trail Speed Record

Karl Meltzer, accomplished ultrarunner, appears destined to upend

Sep 13, 2016 : Zach
A Farewell to the Finish? Solutions for Saving Katahdin

A Farewell to the Finish? Solutions for Saving Katahdin

If you love the Appalachian Trail, then you have surely heard of Scott Jurek. And unless you have been living under a champagne-soaked rock, you have also heard about his...

Dec 8, 2015 : Spencer
Interview with Appalachian Trail Speed Record Holder, Scott Jurek [Video]

Interview with Appalachian Trail Speed Record Holder, Scott Jurek [Video]

Last week I had the opportunity of sitting down with author, Scott Jurek. During our nearly hour long conversation, we touched upon an array of topics, everything from what inspired him to...

Oct 17, 2015 : Zach
NY, CT, Gone Fishing

NY, CT, Gone Fishing

First full day in New York was tough and fun. I climbed repeatedly over eight-foot boulder formations and down the orther side. I caught up with Clifhanger, Ox, Firestarter, and...

Aug 4, 2015 : David
Baxter State Park vs. Scott Jurek: The Clash of Commercial Sports and Wilderness Preservation

Baxter State Park vs. Scott Jurek: The Clash of Commercial Sports and Wilderness Preservation

On July 12, Scott Jurek stepped onto the summit of Mount Katahdin and a post on Baxter State Park's Facebook page, Jurek was issued three summonses by a BSP ranger while celebrating his...

Jul 17, 2015 : Jordan Bowman
Scott Jurek Breaks Appalachian Trail Speed Record

Scott Jurek Breaks Appalachian Trail Speed Record

It was closer than he originally planned, but today, July 12th, 2015, Scott Jurek has set a new record for fastest assisted thru-hike time at 46 days, 8 hours, and...

Jul 12, 2015 : Zach
In Less Than 23 Days, Scott Jurek Completes First Half of Appalachian Trail

In Less Than 23 Days, Scott Jurek Completes First Half of Appalachian Trail

You read that right.  In 22+ days, Scott Jurek has completed the first half of the Appalachian Trail, a feat that takes many three months to accomplish.  This confirmed by a...

Jun 19, 2015 : Zach