What is the Maryland Challenege?

41.2 Miles of Trail in 24 Hours

The Maryland Challenge is an accomplishment that was originally created by Appalachian Trail thru-hikers. It consists completing the Maryland portion of the Appalachian Trail in one shot, without stopping. The trail portion of the challenge is 41.2 miles, but when factoring in visits to overlooks, it generally is a bit longer, clocking in around 42 miles.