Arkansas offers plenty of opportunity for women to claim FKTs. Arkansas currently has 20 posted routes and variations, and 14 of those do not have a posted women’s time (70%).
In 2022, four people claimed FKTs in this state; one woman (25%) and three men (75%).
If you want to set an FKT on a route that does not have a posted women’s FKT, you should search for known times on Strava and Google.
|Route Name||Distance in miles||Elevation Gain||Posted Women's FKT?||Best Women's Time|
|Pinnacle Mountain: W Summit Ascent||0.6||764||No|
|Pinnacle Mountain: W Summit Out & Back||1.2||708||No|
|Back 40 Loop||21.7||1950||Yes||5h 3m6s|
|Old River Trail: One Way||22.6||2671||No|
|Eagle Rock Loop||26.4||4029||Yes||7h 46m21s|
|Ozark Highlands Trail: Sylamore Section||31.6||5415||No|
|Womble Trail: One Way||36.0||4354||No|
|Lake Ouachita Vista Trail||37.0||4528||No|
|Buffalo River Trail: One Way||37.1||5650||Yes||7h 46m19s|
|Sylamore Ranger District||40.7||5906||No|
|Greenway South: Blowing Springs - Kessler||41.2||1873||No|
|Old River Trail: Out & Back||45.2||5341||No|
|Talimena National Scenic Byway||53.0||6056||No|
|Buffalo River Trail: Run Paddle Duathlon||56.0||3884||No|
|Buffalo River Trail: Out & Back||74.2||13054||No|
|Womble Trail: Out & Back||78.1||8707||No|
|Ouachita Trail (OK Out & Back)||94.6||20000||No|
|Northwest Arkansas Duathlon / Traverse||101.9||4640||Yes||12h 23m 23s|
|Ozark Highlands Trail: Old Route||165.0||22575||Yes||2d 10h 46m 0s|
|Ouachita Trail (OK AR)||223.0||27125||Yes||3d 22h14m 55s|