Andrea Sansone has set a brand new girls’s supported quickest identified time (FKT) on the Nolan’s 14 route, in a time of 45 hours and 52 minutes, shaving virtually three hours off Sabrina Stanley’s 2020 report of 48:49. Her tracker data and splits will be seen right here.
Sansone started her try — operating south to north — within the early hours of the morning on Saturday, September 10, 2022, and completed lower than two days later, on the morning of Monday, September 12. Her run takes the ladies’s supported report properly below the long-lasting two-day barrier.
The route contains 14 peaks of larger than 14,000 toes (4,267 meters) within the Sawatch Vary in Colorado. There’s free route selection between the peaks, and the problem quantities to round 95 miles with roughly 44,000 toes (13,411 meters) of elevation acquire.
Sansone — a neonatal intensive care nurse who lives in Colorado — beforehand held the ladies’s general FKT when she accomplished the problem together with her companion, Andrew Hamilton, as a self-supported staff in a time of 53 hours and 14 minutes in August 2020.
Though the pair nonetheless maintain the blended staff FKT, Sansone’s general girls’s report didn’t stand for lengthy again then, with Sabrina Stanley besting it by virtually two hours, with a supported run of 51:15, simply 5 days later. The report was lowered twice extra within the fall of 2020 — by Meghan Hicks in a time of fifty:32, and once more by Stanley, whose 48:49 end time remained the benchmark for nearly two years.
Sansone’s valiant second effort on the Nolan’s 14 didn’t come out of the blue. On July 31 of this 12 months, she set a brand new general Colorado 14er 24-hour report, summiting 12 Colorado peaks of above 14,000 toes in 22 hours and 27 minutes. The earlier girls’s report had stood at eight peaks in 24 hours.
Two months earlier, on Could 31, she set a report on the Manitou Incline for the best variety of ascents of the favored Colorado path by a girl in 24 hours — totaling over 35,700 toes (10,881 meters) of elevation in 19 repetitions.
Of her newest record-breaking run, Sansone instructed iRunFar. “This was by far essentially the most difficult of my profitable FKT makes an attempt this 12 months. As I’ve educated extremely laborious and had an incredible crew, I knew quitting and letting my staff down was by no means going to be an possibility.”