A Legendary Trail Runner Sets a New Speed Record on the Appalachian Trail

Records come and go, but a legacy is everlasting. On July 12, 2015, trail-running legend Scott Jurek set a new speed record on the Appalachian Trail, the capstone of a 20-year career that inspired a generation of trail runners.

Scott Jurek is a 2016 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. 
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