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    Default Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Has 11 Days to Break Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Record - Ru


    Runner's World

    Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Has 11 Days to Break Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Record
    Runner's World
    Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer has less than two weeks to complete more than 600 miles in to break the Appalachian Trail thru-hike speed record. According to a website tracking his progress, Meltzer is on day 35 of the attempt. As of the last update on ...



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    Default Karl Meltzer on the Verge of Appalachian Trail Record - Competitor Running (blog)


    Competitor Running (blog)

    Karl Meltzer on the Verge of Appalachian Trail Record
    Competitor Running (blog)
    Karl “Speedgoat” Meltzer's attempt to break Scott Jurek's year-old Appalachian Trail (AT) record is reaching a crescendo. The 48-year-old runner began his assault in early August, hoping to best Jurek's mark of 46 days, 8 hours, 7 minutes set last year ...



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    Default Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Breaks Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Record - Runner's World


    Runner's World

    Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Breaks Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Record
    Runner's World
    Before sunrise on Sunday morning, ultrarunner Karl Meltzer summited Springer Mountain in Georgia to break the record for the fastest supported thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. He finished the 2,190-mile trek, which starts at the top of Mount ...
    Karl Meltzer breaks Appalachian Trail record, runs 3525 kilometres in 45 daysCanadian Running Magazine (blog)

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    Default Fueled by Beer and Candy Bars, Ultra Runner Karl Meltzer Sets Appalachian Trail Recor


    New York Times

    Fueled by Beer and Candy Bars, Ultra Runner Karl Meltzer Sets Appalachian Trail Record
    New York Times
    Karl Meltzer, right, is congratulated by Scott Jurek, after breaking Jurek's record for running the length of the Appalachian Trail. Credit Carl Rosen/Red Bull Content Pool. At a time when “endurance running” no longer means mere marathons — and even ...
    Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Breaks Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike RecordRunner's World
    Karl Meltzer breaks Appalachian Trail record, runs 3525 kilometres in 45 daysCanadian Running Magazine (blog)

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    Karl Meltzer Sets Record for Appalachian Trail Hike
    Newsmax
    Karl Meltzer set the Appalachian Trail record for the fastest supported thru-hike Sunday, completing the 2,190-mile distance through 14 states in 45 days, eight hours and seven minutes. Meltzer, 48, an accomplished ultrarunner, beat the old record set ...



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    Default A Conversation with Appalachian Trail Record Holder Karl Meltzer - Outside Magazine


    Outside Magazine

    A Conversation with Appalachian Trail Record Holder Karl Meltzer
    Outside Magazine
    I called Karl Meltzer last Thursday, four days before he broke his friend and rival Scott Jurek's year-old Appalachian Trail speed record. It was 6:30 p.m. ET on a weekday, and the 48-year-old Utahn known as Speedgoat Karl was somewhere south of Hot ...
    Ultra Runner Karl Meltzer Sets Appalachian Trail Record, Fueled by Beer and CandyNew York Times
    Hiker sets world record for the Appalachian Trail11alive.com
    Beer, Candy Spur Runner's Appalachian Trail RecordSeeker
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    Default Record-Breaking Insights: Karl Meltzer's Record Run on the Appalachian Trail - Compet


    Competitor Running (blog)

    Record-Breaking Insights: Karl Meltzer's Record Run on the Appalachian Trail
    Competitor Running (blog)
    Karl “Speedgoat” Meltzer is happy to discuss his just-completed record-breaking trek from Maine to Georgia on the Appalachian Trail, but today he's also weighing another concern: getting to lunch on time. A few days have passed since he completed the ...
    A Conversation with Appalachian Trail Record Holder Karl MeltzerOutside Magazine
    Ultra Runner Karl Meltzer Sets Appalachian Trail Record, Fueled by Beer and CandyNew York Times
    Beer, Candy Spur Runner's Appalachian Trail RecordSeeker
    11alive.com -Red Bull -GearJunkie
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    Default Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Breaks Appalachian Trail Run Record, Sustained with Beer, Re


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    Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Breaks Appalachian Trail Run Record, Sustained with Beer, Red Bull and Candy | The ...
    The Weather Channel
    Metzer told Outside that the Appalachian Trail offered unique challenges unlike any other race he's completed and his quest to break the record came from a desire to do "something different." "It's not fame, and it's certainly not money," Metzer said ...



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    very nice interview

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    Default The story behind the cheeseburger-eating ultramarathoner who ran the Appalachian Trai


    USA TODAY

    The story behind the cheeseburger-eating ultramarathoner who ran the Appalachian Trail in record time
    USA TODAY
    When he finally stopped running this past Sunday morning at 3:38 a.m. on Springer Mountain in Georgia, he had completed the Appalachian Trail faster than anyone before him. To put this in perspective, Meltzer, 48, ran the equivalent of almost two ...



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    Default A 48-year-old shattered the Appalachian Trail record, and he did it with protein, bee


    Business Insider

    A 48-year-old shattered the Appalachian Trail record, and he did it with protein, beer, and 20 pairs of shoes
    Business Insider
    At 3:38 a.m. this past Sunday, 48-year-old ultramarathon legend Karl Meltzer emerged onto Springer Mountain in north Georgia, having run the final 83 miles of the Appalachian Trail without stopping to become the fastest person to ever complete the ...
    The story behind the cheeseburger-eating ultramarathoner who ran the Appalachian Trail in record timeFor The Win

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    Default A 48-year-old shattered the Appalachian Trail record, and he did it with protein, bee


    A 48-year-old shattered the Appalachian Trail record, and he did it with protein, beer, and 20 pairs of shoes
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    At 3:38 a.m. this past Sunday, 48-year-old ultramarathon legend Karl Meltzer emerged onto Springer Mountain in north Georgia, having run the final 83 miles of the Appalachian Trail without stopping to become the fastest person to ever complete the ...



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    Default Story behind the ultramarathoner who ran Appalachian Trail in record time - USA TODAY


    Story behind the ultramarathoner who ran Appalachian Trail in record time
    USA TODAY
    For close to 46 days in a row, champion ultramarathoner Karl Meltzer ran an average of 47 miles. He ran over 6,000-foot mountains, across rivers, through thick underbrush, and over bridges. He ran in the dark, in the rain, in the heat. He climbed more ...



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    Default This 48-year-old shattered the Appalachian Trail record - and he did it with protein,


    This 48-year-old shattered the Appalachian Trail record - and he did it with protein, beer, and 20 pairs of shoes
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    At 3:38 a.m. this Sunday, 48-year-old ultramarathon legend Karl Meltzer emerged onto Springer Mountain in north Georgia, having run the final 83 miles of the Appalachian Trail without stopping to become the fastest person to complete the 2,190-mile ...



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    Default Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Celebrates Appalachian Trail Record with Filet Mignon - Runn


    Runner's World

    Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer Celebrates Appalachian Trail Record with Filet Mignon
    Runner's World
    Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer spent eight years chasing the Appalachian Trail thru-hike speed record. He failed twice, in 2008 and 2014. After that, he drove adjacent to the entire trail with paper maps, marking each road-crossing with a pen so his crew ...



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    Default The Guy Who Hiked the Entire Appalachian Trail Did So with the Help of the Grateful D


    Relix (blog)

    The Guy Who Hiked the Entire Appalachian Trail Did So with the Help of the Grateful Dead, Phish and Strangefolk
    Relix (blog)
    See, Karl has spent the last six weeks hiking the entire Appalachian Trail, which spans 2,190 miles from Maine to Georgia. He hiked and ran the whole damn thing in 45 days, 22 hours and 38 minutes, touching down at Georgia's Springer Mountain on ...



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    Default Hiker Uses Grateful Dead & Phish Playlist To Break Appalachian Trail Speed Record - L


    Relix (blog)

    Hiker Uses Grateful Dead & Phish Playlist To Break Appalachian Trail Speed Record
    Live for Live Music (press release) (blog)
    When you've got over 2,000 miles of rocky trails to hike by yourself, you're going to need a good playlist to get through it all. Fortunately for Karl Meltzer, that playlist included a lot of Grateful Dead and Phish. Meltzer recently broke the world ...
    Guy Who Hiked the Entire Appalachian Trail Did So with the Help of the Grateful Dead, Phish and StrangefolkRelix (blog)

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