Ultrarunner Dylan Bowman Just Set the FKT on 93-Mile Mt. Rainier Trail

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On Wednesday night, Aug. 19, ultrarunner Dylan Bowman accomplished something extraordinary. Not only did he successfully complete the notorious Wonderland Trail that spans around the tallest mountain in Washington state, Mt. Rainier, but he did so setting the fastest known time (FKT) in history.

Photo: Courtesy of Ethan Newberry/Red Bull

The 93-mile route around the iconic active stratovolcano climbs 24,000 feet of elevation gain, and the terrain is stunningly rugged and nothing short of unmerciful. The route takes hikers and runners into high apline areas, as well as lowland forests and valleys. It’s an arduous trek to say the least, and completing it in the fastest time ever is an otherworldly feat.

DYLAN BOWMAN
Photo: Courtesy of Ethan Newberry/Red Bull

The Red Bull athlete began his run at 4 a.m. on Wednesday morning. His goal on this unsupported FKT…

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