Backpacking the Triple Crown in 252 Days

On February 5th, 2016 Jeffery “Legend” Garmire (25) began a journey to complete the Triple Crown of backpacking in one calendar year. The Triple Crown (TC) includes the three longest trails in the United States: The Appalachian Trail (~2,184 miles), the Pacific Crest Trail (~2,654 miles), and the Continental Divide Trail (~3,100 miles). Since 1994, the ALDHA-West has recognized […]

Calendar Triple Crown for AFSP

Karl “Speedgoat” Meltzer, the most successful 100 mile endurance athlete ever, recently astonished the ultra-running and backpacking community by completing the Appalachian Trail in a record time of 45 days, 22 hours, and 38 minutes. The classic “Speedgoat” quote from his attempt was, “2,188 miles is not that far.” For most of us, we might not see […]

Ultramarathon Legend Nikki Kimball

Ultra-marathon running is alike to no other sport. While all sports require passion and commitment, running long distances of upwards of 50 miles in a single shot, requires and demands a sort of grit and intensity that most people would write off as impossible. Ultra-marathon running includes any distance longer than a marathon (26.2 miles), […]

A World Record Attempt Needs World Record Support:

As most of us know  your support crew can make or break you in any challenge in life. Those who support and crew for another’s goals are a special type of person, and choosing the right crew can be hard. In  Adam Kimble’s case, his crew is on task 24/7 and support his every need, […]

Running Across the USA- Interview with Adam Kimble

For those of us who run, the activity is more than just a daily workout to burn calories or a chore, rather it becomes a lifestyle. We love and crave the feeling of pushing the hard ground away to propel ourselves forward as our muscles flex and burn. Running is all about proving how far […]