307 E. 2nd St. Casper
The Natrona County Library will host athlete, author, speaker, and National Geographic “Adventurer of the Year” Jennifer Pharr Davis on Tuesday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m. An optional trail walk with the author will precede the event starting at 5:30 p.m. on the Casper Rail Trail outside the Library. The event is free and open to the public.
Jennifer Pharr Davis has logged more than 14,000 miles of long distance trails on six different continents. In 2011, she set the overall fastest known time on the Appalachian Trail by hiking 47 miles a day for 46 straight days. Jennifer has written articles for The New York Times, Outside magazine, Backpacker, and Trail Runner and has been featured in the Washington Post, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and the CBS Early Show. She will be sharing slides and stories, answering questions, and signing copies of her new book The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience, which Kirkus Reviews calls “a captivating narrative guidebook that will inspire readers to test their own limits, on the trail and off.”