Hablamos de Scott Jurek y su tentativa de récord en el Appalachian Trail, que a día de hoy es toda una realidad. Recordemos que el FKT vigente pertenecía a Jennifer Pharr Davis quien en 2011 recorrió el AT en un tiempo de 46 días, 11 horas y 20 minutos. Take Scott Jurek, for example, the ultramarathoner who made headlines this summer when he ran the entire length of the Appalachian Trail in a record-setting 46 days, eight hours and seven minutes. 16 julio, 2015 Fue el pasado domingo, día 12 cuando Scott Jurek llegaba a la cima del Monte Katahdin en Maine tras recorrer más de 10 estados, entre ellos: Carolina del Norte, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Nueva York, New Hampshire…recorriendo así los 3500 kilómetros de la ruta denominada: Sendero de los Apalaches. Purists will tell you that the FKT for a supported thru-hike on the AT is attributed to Jennifer Pharr Davis, a very nice lady who doesn't seem to live for such things, no matter how adventurous she might be. Scott Jurek has accomplished plenty in his ultrarunning career, but he’s in the middle of one of his most ambitious adventures yet. He ended the day at Unicoi, mile 52.9. Dia 1 In that sense, FKT means "fastest known time." Este viaje de 2200 millas (3500km) a través del Appalachian Trail desde Springer Mountain en Georgia hasta el Mount Katahdin en Maine. Jurek is attempting to achieve the fastest known time on the Appalachian Trail, the famed 2,160-mile path that spans from Georgia to Maine. Scott Jurek rompe el récord del ultratrail Appalachian Trail. Yesterday, on day 36 of his 2,200-mile journey, Jurek crossed into New Hampshire. Jurek approaching Unicoi Gap, Georgia, on day one of his Appalachian Trail run. Scott Jurek is attempting to break what runners call the "FKT" for running the Appalachian Trail. Y es que el corredor de Minnesota es ya el nuevo plusmarquista de esta ruta de más de 3.500 kilómetros de longitud.

Por: Scott Jurek . If you’re going to ask a trail runner to share his picks for the best gear to use for spring and summer 2020, Scott Jurek is a good person to ask. Photo by Luis Escobar Accomplished trail runner Scott Jurek is closing in on a new speed record for completing the Appalachian Trail, or AT.