Ultra-Endurance Athletes

Jennifer Pharr Davis
Jennifer Pharr Davis

Jennifer Pharr Davis hiked the Appalachian Trail in 46 days, averaging 47 miles a day. David Johnston finished the 350-mile Iditarod Invitational in four days, running on snow. They’ll both join us as we try to understand what makes ultra-endurance athletes tick. Their accomplishments are almost super human. How do they get that way, and what makes them go?

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BROADCAST:  Thursday, September 11, 2014, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AKDT

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