Have you ever heard of the FKT? Well, it's an acronym for Fastest Known Time that is very common to runners...especially the Ultra runners.
The concept of ‘FKT’ was created by renowned running adventurists Peter Bakwin and Ultimate Direction’s very own Brand Vice President, Buzz Burrell. Today, FKT is a term runners all over the world have come to understand and value as examples of creativity and arduous adventure.
Do you dream of setting a Fastest Known Time? Now is your opportunity to make it a reality. Ultimate Direction, the leading brand in hydration and wearable gear innovations, today announces its 2017 grant program to aspiring athletes who are planning a Fastest Known Time attempt in 2017.
Each FKT Grant awardee will receive $1,000 in addition to a considerable set of gear awards. The FKT Grant will award a total of four proposals, with one designation to one female and one male, while two awards will be open category. The application is open March 27th through April 9th, and the grant awards will be announced on April 24th.
If this sounds interesting, please see the attached link for full details: 2017 FKT Grant Application
If you missed last year's FKT, you can read it here :FKT of the 2016