Follow us on our Colorado Trail FKT - July 29 - August 5, 2022

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*** UPDATE FROM DOUG & MELINDA ***

Doug and Melinda came off the Colorado Trail and ended their FKT attempt. Melinda stepped off on Saturday, July 30th in the evening and Doug on Sunday, July 3st in the evening.

We are sad to not be continuing the journey however feel it was the best decision for our health and future endeavors.

We are home safe and recovering from the endeavor.

Look for future plans from Elevate Kids.

Proposed Day Lengths of the FKT Trail Run

DayMileage (miles)Elevation Gain (ft.)Elevation Descent (ft.)
One73.915,20811,709
Two53.310,84310,819
Three75.413,42112,716
Four68.412,65616014
Five76.11652917949
Six70.91283113287
Seven71.7796912,416

Updates from Doug & Melinda

Test from Post – 2

August 16, 2022

This is my second post test.

Melinda and Doug Colorado trail FKT first day.

July 29, 2022

Melinda and Doug took off at 4:30am today for the FKT on the Colorado trail. It was dark and rainy but they were so excited to start this adventure. https://youtube.com/shorts/PAYQAxd96vY…