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Karl Meltzer on Being the AT’s Fastest Man, Fueling for an FKT, and Going Through 19 Pairs of Trail Runners

If you don’t know who Karl Meltzer (@speedgoatkarl) is at this point, may I be the first to welcome you to the real world.  How was your time under the rock? After winning more 100-mile ultra-running races than anyone in history, Meltzer turned his sights towards conquering the “big daddy” of trails, using his own words.  His first Appalachian......
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