Joe Grant portrait
  • Colorado Trail - 8 days 20 hours 9 minutes - FKT Denver to Durango, Collegiate West route
  • Colorado Trail bikepacking - Individual Time Trial ( 4 days 21 hours)
  • Nolan’s 14 - 49 hours 38 minutes - unsupported
  • Tour de 14ers - 31 days 8 hours and 33 minutes FKT - (link of all the Colorado's Fourteeners self-powered and self-supported by bike and on foot)
  • Hardrock 100 Endurance Run - Second place in 2012 (25:06), third place in 2017 (25:37)
  • Arizona Trail Race (bikepacking), 750 miles in 7.5 days
  • Iditarod Trail Invitational 350, Alaska - 5.5 days on foot - 2nd (winter 2013)
  • 2009 Ultra-Trail Du Mont-Blanc - 20th place (26:07:16, first hundred miler)
  • 2008 Caballo Blanco Ultramarathon (47 miles), Copper Canyon, Mexico - First place and course record (6:24)

Joe Grant is a mountain athlete living in Durango, Colorado. Born in the UK, Joe grew up in France and began running in his late teens as a way to explore wild places under his own power. He has been running ultras for over 15 years, and has a diverse and extensive resume competing in trail and mountain running events around the world in places such as Colorado, the Alps, Mexico, Alaska, and Japan. Joe has also set records on the Colorado 14ers and the Colorado Trail.

Beyond racing, Joe works in close partnership with Black Diamond to develop trail and mountain running equipment and content. He continues to pursue long distance adventures with an artistic approach and a perspective centered in nature.
This year, Joe is hoping to complete a multi-year project to fastpack a 450 mile route in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado.  He’ll also be releasing a film about the impacts of uranium mining in the Grand Canyon region.

The Distance Carbon Running Poles are the lightest wizard sticks in the game for enhanced uphill propulsion.

- Joe Grant

Joe Grant standing on a rocky summit.