Maryland FKT Routes

by | Jun 28, 2023 | Routes

Maryland has a variety of FKT routes to explore – from sections of the AT to urban routes between airports. Of the 32 total posted routes and variations, 14 do no thave posted women’s times (43.8%).

In 2022, women claimed 4 of the 19 FKTs (21%), while men snagged 15 (79%). There were no mixed or non-binary FKTs.

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 NameDistance in milesElevation GainPosted Women's FKT?Best Women's Time
Trans-Maryland2.5300Yes24m 21s
Sugarloaf Northern Peaks + Summit Loop7.91923Yes2h 21m 10s
Every Trail in Cromwell Valley Park8.81437Yes2h 5m 33s
Billy Goat - C&O Loop9.61582Yes1h 52m34s
Meadow Mountain Trail11.81050No
Cabin John Trail17.61616Yes4h 53m29s
Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail19.730Yes3h 1m 11s
Western Maryland Rail Trail: Old Trail22.040No
Big Savage Mountain Trail27.0630Yes4h 10m 55s
Catoctin National Scenic Trail: One Way27.54750Yes5h 11m 33s
Western Maryland Rail Trail: New Trail28.082Yes3h 40m 46s
Seneca Creek Greenway Trail28.72005Yes4h 26m 29s
Patapsco Valley State Park Traverse: One Way31.03000Yes7h 28m 47s
Rock Creek Trail32.42605Yes4h 24m 44s
Assateague Island End to End35.676No
MD Appalachian Trail37.14775No
York County Heritage Trail & Northern-Central Rail Trail: Old Route41.6873No
WV > MD Panhandle Linkup42.34519No
AT Four State Challenge (PA, MD, WV, VA)45.07182Yes8h 2m 30s
York County Heritage Trail & Northern-Central Rail Trail: One Way47.4781Yes7h 53m 17s
Maryland/West Virginia AT53.67500No
Catoctin National Scenic Trail: Out & Back55.09500No
Patapsco Valley State Park Traverse: Out & Back62.47486No
C & O Canal 100k - DC - Harpers Ferry63.9388No
Dulles-Reagan-BWI Airports.67.22877No
Great Allegheny Passage Trail: Ohiopyle to Cumberland 72.03275Yes15h 55m 33s
York County Heritage Trail & Northern-Central Rail Trail: Out & Back95.61494No
Great Allegheny Passage 150.01500Yes2d 5h 30m 0s
C&O Canal Towpath (MD to DC)184.5100Yes2d 5h 39m 32s
Mason-Dixon Trail (DE, MD, PA)199.02556Yes4d 12h 59m 0s
Tuscarora Trail (PA, MD, WV, VA)251.042900No
Great Allegheny Passage + C&O Canal Towpath333.04600No

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