Virginia FKT Routes

by | Jul 25, 2023 | Routes

Virginia’s FKT routes have seen quite a few women establish times, and with only 21 of the 55 posted routes and variations (38.2%) having no established women’s time, Virginia is one of the most equal FKT scenes we have found to date. In 2022, athletes claimed 35 FKTs, with 15 by women (42.9%), 19 by men (54.3%) and one by a mixed team (2.9%). 

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 Rogers: Ascent from Massie Gap 4.31527Yes1h 3m41s
Big Schloss-George Washington National Forest4.41000No
Fortune's Cove Preserve 4.81706Yes1h 20m 50s
First Manassas Trail5.2430Yes1h 11m12s
Mt Rogers: Ascent from Laurel Valley Rd6.22100No
Ragged Mountain Trail 6.31076No
Old Rag Mtn: Standard 7.42585Yes1h 27m58s
First Landing SP- Long Creek & Cape Henry Loop8.5302No
Old Rag Mountain: New TH8.82700Yes2h 6m 33s
Sugarland Run Stream Valley Trail8.9254Yes1h 37m 53s
Custis Trail 9.6696Yes1h 25m21s
Peaks of Otter 11.04000Yes1h 59m14s
Pocahontas State Park13.11047Yes2h 52m8s
AT Roller Coaster: VA 7 - US 50: One Way 13.84250Yes3h 50m 9s
Mills Creek - Turkey Pen 15.52400Yes2h 32m 39s
Arlington Loop: One Loop 16.0350Yes1h 54m6s
Dismal Swamp Canal Trail Out & Back 16.441No
Sugar Hollow Loop 17.53204Yes3h 30m 33s
Bull Run / Occoquan Trail: One Way 17.71773Yes2h 47m 39s
Mount Vernon Trail: One Way 18.0500Yes2h 15m 36s
Rivanna Trail: One Loop 20.91222Yes2h 47m56s
Colonial Parkway 23.0712
The Priest & Three Ridges: Standard 23.47300Yes5h 2m18s
AT Roller Coaster: VA 7 - US 50: Out & Back 27.68500No
Wild Oak Trail 27.87418Yes4h 56m0s
High Bridge Trail 31.01013No
Arlington Loop: Two Loops 32.0700Yes5h 12m8s
Catawba Triple Crown: Standard 35.09633Yes9h 45m9s
Bull Run / Occoquan Trail: Out & Back 35.43546No
Assateague Island End to End35.676No
Mount Vernon Trail: Out & Back 36.01000Yes4h 53m22s
Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail: One Way 40.52269Yes8h 29m 20s
Rivanna Trail: Two Loops 41.82444No
Shenandoah Peaks and Ridges44.212700No
AT Four State Challenge 45.07182Yes8h 2m 30s
Washington & Old Dominion Trail: Standard 45.31483Yes7h 18m 20s
New River Trail 50.0260Yes7h 21m0s
Virginia Capital Trail: One Way 51.01000Yes7h 41m 22s
Dulles-Reagan-BWI Airports.67.22877No
The Priest & Three Ridges: Triple 70.221900Yes1d 3h25m 9s
Massanutten Mountain Trail 70.415410Yes17h 22m 0s
Catawba Triple Crown: Duathlon from Blacksburg81.09633No
Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail: Out & Back 81.04538No
Washington & Old Dominion Trail: Out & Back 90.63045Yes21h 27m 51s
Virginia Capital Trail: Out & Back 102.02000Yes17h 32m 22s
Rivanna Trail: Five Loops 104.56110No
AT through Shenandoah National Park: Standard 110.024000Yes1d 2h 59m55s
AT through Shenandoah National Park: Out & Back 220.048000Yes3d 12h 54m 6s
Tuscarora Trail251.042900No
VA Appalachian Trail 530.798675
Blue Ridge Parkway & Skyline Drive575.599851No
Appalachian Trail (AT): Northbound2189.0465000Yes51d 16h 30m 0s
Appalachian Trail (AT): Southbound2189.0465000Yes46d 11h 20m 0s
Appalachian Trail (AT): Yo-Yo4378.0930000No
Southern Six Pack No

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