Massachusetts FKT Routes

by | Aug 24, 2023 | Routes

Massachusetts has a proud running tradition, and the FKT scene in the Bay State reflects its rich history. With 70 posted routes and variations, just 25 don’t have a recorded women’s time (35.7%), one of the lowest percentages we have noticed. Plenty of opportunity remains, however, with variations and new routes always an option.

In 2022, women set 23 of the 53 total FKTs (43.4%), mixed gender teams claimed 6 (11.3%) and men nabbed 24 (45.3%). 

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
Mt Greylock Thunderbolt Trail: Ascent 2.12217Yes29m 8s
Chatham Marconi Wireless Route 5.2125No
Reservoir Trail Middlesex Fells 5.8560Yes1h 0m 4s
Wachusett Mtn: Standard Loop 6.61660Yes1h 39m58s
Skyline Trail Middlesex Fells 7.11066Yes1h 5m 13s
Blue Heron Trail 8.8253Yes1h 14m39s
Wachusett Mtn: Infinity Loop 10.22407No
Shining Sea Bikeway 10.7150No
Rutland State Park and Barre Falls Loop 10.9690Yes1h 36m 33s
Martha's Vineyard North Shore 11.90Yes2h 15m 5s
Nauset Beach to Chatham Harbor Loop 12.00No
Tri-State Tri-Mountain Loop: Double Bear12.23645Yes2h 40m 48s
Nashua River Rail Trail: One Way12.3125No
Tri-State Tri-Mountain Loop: Standard12.53077Yes2h 40m 48s
Greylock AT Traverse 12.53400Yes3h 3m51s
Upper Charles Trail: May 2020 Route 13.3148No
Western Greenway 13.71600Yes2h 40m14s
Blue Hills Skyline Trail 15.03845Yes2h 59m 24s
Monoosnoc Ridge Trail 15.02572Yes2h 22m 15s
Mount Toby Loop 15.02930Yes2h 49m20s
Mount Tom15.03600Yes2h 57m27s
Mt Washington Mt Mansfield Mt Greylock Challenge 16.18606Yes12h 29m 0s
Charles River Link Trail: One Way 16.3342No
The Worcester Seven Hill Round17.01700No
Paul Revere's Midnight Ride 17.4733Yes2h 29m 18s
Battle Road Trail 19.0700Yes2h 40m16s
Whitehall Upton Loop 20.71738Yes3h 14m5s
South Taconic Trail20.85154No
Norwottuck Rail Trail 20.9281Yes2h 46m 4s
Tully Trail 22.32477Yes3h 50m34s
Southern New England Trunkline Trail 22.9525Yes10/23/2021
Worcester East-West Trail 23.0555Yes2h 59m 34s
Mount Greylock Round 23.85937No
Nashua River Rail Trail: Out & Back24.6250No
Cape Cod National Seashore Traverse 24.8100Yes5h 12m 26s
Ware River Rail Trail 25.6360No
Cape Cod Rail Trail 26.3700Yes4h 25m7s
Taconic Rim26.77271Yes9h 11m11s
Upper Charles Trail: Out & Back27.0357Yes4h 23m18s
Hancock Shaker Village Loop 28.06000Yes8h 5m 56s
Tour du Greylock 28.47500No
Trans Nantucket 3 Lighthouse Run 29.4404No
Blue Hills Skyline Trail 307690Yes8h 14m 44s
Boroughs Loop: Pleasant St Bypass 30.92182No
Boroughs Loop: West St Bypass (Older) 32.02800Yes7h 5m51s
Long 7 Sisters 22 32.01840Yes5h 42m21s
Charles River Link Trail: Out & Back32.51700Yes7h 41m 33s
Warner Trail: One Way33.01906Yes7h 11m31s
Boston - City to Sea to Summit35.02408Yes8h 29m 23s
Taconic Crest Trail36.38553Yes8h 19m4s
Robert Frost Trail - 40 Miles 40.05600Yes7h 20m28s
ACROSS Lexington Challenge 40.31988Yes10h 10m 52s
Monadnock - Wachusett41.95000No
Taconic Loop 45.89885Yes11h 50m37s
Robert Frost Trail - 46 Miles 46.08850No
State House to State House50.01500No
Cape Cod Run Against the Tides 55.02093No
Circum Quabbin 55.05316No
Martha's Vineyard Circumnavigation: Standard 61.50No
Martha's Vineyard Circumnavigation: Alternate 61.50No
Cape Cod Traverse 64.71650Yes10h 46m10s
Warner Trail: Out & Back65.93812No
MA Appalachian Trail 90.020000Yes1d 5h 54m 10s
Midstate Trail 91.08800Yes22h 5m53s
New England Trail: MA Only102.020087Yes2d 3h 34m 0s
Metacomet-Monadnock Trail NH126.324921No
New England Trail: Full Trail215.040109Yes4d 5h 42m 0s
Bay Circuit Trail 221.014000Yes6d 7h7m 0s
Appalachian Trail (AT): Northbound337.065800No
Appalachian Trail (AT): Southbound2189.0465000Yes51d 16h 30m 0s
Appalachian Trail (AT): Yo-Yo2189.0465000Yes51d 16h 30m 0s

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