Podcast Episode 28: Jason Hardrath on Reshaping Racing (and Terrain) with FKTs

FKT – shorthand for “Fastest Known Time” is essentially, a speed record on any given route. Anyone, at any time, on any day, can try to break a record and set a new FKT. After a serious car accident took him off the roads, today’s guest shifted from marathons and ironmans and took his training to the trails and mountains where he found a passion for what I’ll call “creative athletic pursuits”. If you visit the official FKT website, you’ll see the name Jason Hardrath at the top of the leaderboard with a whopping 94 FKT efforts.

Part Cartographer, Mountaineer, Race Director, Athlete, and a dozen other skills, Jason just might be the Dave McGillivray of FKTs a prolific route builder in his own rite – you’ll love hearing how Jason strings together routes and how he feels when others find them, complete them, and occasionally set their own FKT on his creations. 

Links:

Jason Hardrath on Athlinks
https://www.athlinks.com/athletes/386988153

Jason Hardrath on Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/jasonhardrath/

Jason Hardrath on FastestKnownTime.com
https://fastestknowntime.com/athlete/jason-hardrath

Jason Hardrath Official Web Site
https://jasonhardrath.com/

Northwest Alpine Gear
https://www.nwalpine.com

Athletic Brewing
https://athleticbrewing.com/

Leki Trail Running Poles
https://www.leki.com/us/trail-running/

Kogalla Ultra Trail Light
https://kogalla.com

Coaches in Bike Shorts
https://images.app.goo.gl/RPBPqtFGc79Sh7M4A

Hope you enjoyed it – more people racing more often having more fun in the process is our mission. 

Thanks again to Jason Hardrath. @jasonhardrath.The best way to support this podcast is to click subscribe on iTunes or follow on Spotify to be notified of new shows.

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We do a special post for each episode on Instagram, so look for the post for episode 28 with a picture of Jason if you have comments or questions – we are @athlinks or shoot us an email to podcast@athlinks.com. 

Again, share it with friends far and wide to help spread the word, until next time, happy racing everybody.

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