Lessons from the Trail

Introducing In the Arena!!

In the Arena

She broke the world record by hiking the entire Appalachian Trail which runs from Georgia to Maine… in 46 days.

Pretty dang impressive!

The calls and requests for interviews came quickly for Jennifer Pharr Davis. What were her stats? How many calories per day did she eat per day? How many pairs of shoes did she go through? As she stood in front of our high school students recently sharing her remarkable and courageous journey she noted that ‘not one of the reporters asked her what she learned or how she felt, what obstacles did she endure and overcome’ while trekking through fourteen states. She admits she was pleased with this record however that was not what was most important.

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She had made this hike before as a young recent college graduate looking for something greater then your typical 9-5 job. She found it on her first hike -which on…

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One thought on “Lessons from the Trail

  1. This is something I’ve always dreamed of doing! You should read the book, “A Walk in the Woods.” Okay, the guys didn’t finish the entire trail, but I couldn’t put the book down. I would imagine such an experience would be life changing.

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