Scott Jurek Sets New Appalachian Trail World Speed Record

Reaching the top of Mt. Katahdin on July 12 at 2:03 pm, Jurek beats the standing record by 3 hours and 13 minutes Scott Jurek, legendary ultra runner and Ultimate Direction-sponsored athlete, has succeeded in setting a new world record for a supported thru-hike of the 2,185-mile Appalachian Trail. The new record now stands at 46 days, 8 hours, and 7 minutes, a full 3 hours and 13 minutes faster than the standing record. Starting at Springer Mountain in Georgia on May 27, Jurek endured heat, rain, injury, and thousands of miles of rugged terrain on his way to Maine’s Mt. Katahdin. “We couldn’t be happier for Scott and his accomplishment,” said Buzz Burrell, Ultimate Direction Brand Manager. “100 milers… Read More →

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Scott Jurek On Track to Set Appalachian Trail Speed Record

Via Release Thirty days in and more than half way through, Jurek crosses New York State Scott Jurek, legendary ultra runner and Ultimate Direction-sponsored athlete, is on his way to setting a new world record for a supported thru-hike of the 2,185-mile Appalachian Trail. The current record, set by Jennifer Pharr Davis in 2011, stands at 46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes. Jurek is on track to finish in just 42 days. Starting at Springer Mountain in Georgia on May 27, Jurek passed the trail’s halfway marker on June 18. Crossing through New York and into Connecticut on June 25, he now has fewer than 800 miles to go. Far from over, AT thru-hikes become particularly brutal in New… Read More →

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The REV3 Season Kicks Off on March 8th

The REV3 2014 season kicks off next week with the first race in the Spring Thaw series on March 8th. After that it is just a torrent of adventure madness through the rest of 2014. • 03/08/2014 Spring Thaw Trail Run & Mountain Bike #1 The Grant @ Willowsford, VA • 03/23/2014 Spring Thaw Trail Run & Mountain Bike #2 Fountainhead Regional Park, VA • 04/05/2014 Spring Thaw Trail Run & Mountain Bike #3 The Greens @ Willowsford, VA For 2014 the REV3 Adventure trail series is back, catering to the trail runner, mountain biker, or anyone who enjoys both. This year we have added an additional location, Fountainhead Regional Park, to complement the great trails at Willowsford’s the Grant… Read More →

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