06 Oct '15, 10am

Heather Anderson Post-Appalachian Trail Speed Record Interview

Heather Anderson Post-Appalachian Trail Speed Record Interview

I sent all my boxes to businesses. Most of the businesses were a 9 to 5 type thing. Yeah, that was probably the biggest challenge for me was dealing with business hours. I’d wake up and be like, Okay, I’m 40 miles away from my box and the place closes at 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. Do I kill myself to get to the box or do I camp outside of town and have a leisurely breakfast waiting for them to open ? Sometimes I did one and sometimes I did the other. It just kind of depended on how desperate I was to get to my box. There were definitely a few, maybe three times, where I ran a lot of downhills in the last 10 miles of the day to get to my box. I’d get to the business about five minutes before they closed. Then there were a couple places where I was 40 or 45 miles away and thought, I just can’t get there in time, so I camped a couple miles out and then hiked in in the morning and had c...

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