Ben Thompson is an accomplished New England trail runner who first came on my radar in 2017 when he set the FKT on the Presidential Traverse. Little did I know he had a deep history of trail running in NH, MA and a stint in TN. On Sunday he reclaimed his FKT of the Pemi Loop and we nerd out about his training, big efforts, and how his dog Wish became a speedy mountain dog.
Read about Ben’s Middlesex Fells FKT: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/04/27/sports/medford-man-sets-record-middlesex-fells-trails-little-known-sport-fkt/
Read more about Ben’s professional life: http://tbenthompson.com/
What is Run The Whites?
Interviews with mountain runners, photographers, hikers, and business owners who all share the common love for the White Mountains of New Hampshire.