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FKTs of the Year: Karel Sabbe, Alyssa Godesky Take Top Honors for Record Times
Fastest known times by Karel Sabbe on the Appalachian Trail and Alyssa Godesky on the Vermont Long Trail won awards from FastestKnownTime.com in 2018.
Winter Speed Record on Arctic Circle Trail: Watch
Jason Antin and Mike Chambers quest into the Arctic for a brutally cold FKT. In Greenland, the only known speed record of the Arctic Circle Trail was during summer. But this attempt was during the dead of winter.
Track Your FKT: SPOT X and Other Smart Strategies to Go the Distance
With new two-way satellite messaging devices like the SPOT X, sharing your fastest known time with the world is simpler than ever. Are you ready?
Man Smashes Superior Hiking Trail FKT With Fractured Leg
With his 310-mile self-supported speed hike, Ajay Pickett now holds the overall fastest known time along the northern Minnesota trail. That’s even with breaking his leg days before the finish.
Summit Twice, Run Around: Grueling Rainier Infinity Loop Sees New Record
Inspired by Chad Kellogg’s life of perpetual motion, a pair of Coloradan adventurers claims the fastest known time of the 130-mile, 40,000-foot-gain challenge on Mount Rainier.