Karl Meltzer breaks Appalachian Trail record, runs 3,525 kilometres in 45 days

September 18th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

American Karl Meltzer bettered the previous Appalachian Trail record as he finished the lengthy run in the early hours of Sept. 18.

Brooks reveals limited-edition shoe to celebrate Scott Jurek trail record

July 19th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running Gear, Running Shoes, Trail Gear, Trail Running | No Comments »

Brooks is launching a limited edition of the Brooks Cascadia running shoe in honour of Appalachian Trail record holder Scott Jurek.

Decades-long Appalachian Trail tradition may be doomed after Scott Jurek’s behaviour

August 30th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

It seems that Scott Jurek’s celebrations after running the length of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) this summer has put other hikers’ grand finale ending in jeopardy. The end of the 2,180 mile-long trail that spans […]

The other side of Scott Jurek’s Appalachian Trail record

July 16th, 2015 by Caela Fenton | Posted in Trail Running | 1 Comment »

In a post on their Facebook page, the Baxter State Park has expressed disappointment over the conduct of the ultra marathoner and his support crew. Their criticism of Jurek revolves not around his run as […]

Scott Jurek sets Appalachian Trail record

July 13th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

One of the most decorated ultrarunners ever, Scott Jurek, has set a new fastest-known time on the 3,522 km Appalachian Trail, finishing the thru-hike in 46 days, eight hours and seven minutes. He finished […]

Scott Jurek may retire after Appalachian Trail

June 30th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Popular ultrarunner Scott Jurek, at age 41, may retire from the sport he played a major role in popularizing after the conclusion of his ongoing attempt to break the fastest known time of the Appalachian […]

Scott Jurek attempting FKT of Appalachian Trail

June 1st, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

One of the world’s most famous trail runners, Scott Jurek, is attempting to run the fastest-known time on the Appalachian Trail (AT). He started on May 27, meaning he is currently on day five. […]

Scott Jurek talks whole foods for runners

October 28th, 2013 by Canadian Running | Posted in Health & Nutrition | 1 Comment »

A day in the nutrition life of vegan ultramarathoner Scott Jurek