In the summer of 2020, ultrarunner Joe “Stringbean” McConaughy attempted to set a new Fastest Known Time on the Long Trail in Vermont. To set a new overall FKT, Stringbean would need to hike the 272-mile trail in under 4 days and 12 hours. Joe had already attempted to FKTContinue Reading

Outside TV has a show where two family guys try to cram serious adventure into a weekend. It’s called “Beat Monday,” and on Episode Three, the guys head home to Boston and into the White Mountains, where they first cut their teeth. The mission is to complete the Presidential Traverse inContinue Reading

Back in 2016, ultrarunner Karl Meltzer set a new Appalachian Trail speed record, covering the approximately 2,189-mile trail running from Maine to Georgia in 45 days 22 hours 38 minutes. That record has since been broken, but it’s still insanely impressive nonetheless. During his record-setting attempt, Meltzer maintained an averageContinue Reading

If you think running 26.2 miles over paved road is difficult, try wrapping your mind around running 100 miles over dirt roads and hiking trails with roots, rocks and other gnarly terrain. Now try thinking about doing it knowing you tried it once and collapsed 89 miles in. This isContinue Reading