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Women's AT record? Anyone know it?
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Jennifer Benna
(jeybenna) - F
Women's AT record? Anyone know it? on 05/14/2007 13:18:13 MDT Print View

Does anyone know the Women's speed record (unsupported) for the Appalachian Trail? Lots of info about the men's records available- but none about us girls!!! :)


Adam McFarren
(amcfarre) - F
Re: Women's AT record? Anyone know it? on 05/14/2007 13:54:40 MDT Print View

I remembered running across this:

My goal time is a little longer than the current women's "speed record." The AT Conference doesn't like to keep speed records, but they told me the fastest woman they're aware of did it in 103 days, which is just over three months.


Which is an account of a woman ultra-runner's supported journey on the AT. You might contact her (Sue Norwood) or the ATC for more details.

Good luck,

Mark Larson
(mlarson) - MLife

Locale: Southeast USA
Re: Women's AT record? Anyone know it? on 05/14/2007 21:35:30 MDT Print View

Jenny Jardine did it with her husband Ray in 88 days, I think. I think they started in June. They did it in the traditional manner without outside help. I am woefully ignorant of other fast female AT hikers. Who else can shed light on this?