Appalachian Trail Challenge - Entry + Medal
At 2193.1 miles (3529.45 km) long, the Appalachian Trail is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world. Covering 14 states and boasting 464,500′ elevation gain and loss, a typical through-hiker will take about 5 – 7 months to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. Over 3 million people visit this trail each year! Do you have what it takes to hike this trail?
Join us for a distance challenge that allows you to hike part of the Appalachian Trail virtually, from wherever you are! Complete 350 km (220 miles) of activity to conquer this challenge and earn your next medal.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Orders ship with 2 business days unless a product is denoted as pre-sale or is a Challenge Of The Month subscription order.
Results can be entered at any time! There is no deadline for you to complete your challenges!
Each event comes with a challenge entry, premium medal, and digital bibs.
After you register, you will receive an activation email. Think of this as your check-in at the Registration Tent before you head to the Start Line. You can use any app or device to track your run. You can submit results by connecting directly to your Strava, or manually entering your activities! Activities will start counting towards your challenge from the date you activate the challenge.
Absolutely not! This is your race and you get to complete it at your pace. When you submit results, you will be able to select what type of activity you used to complete the distance.