Podcast: Episode 221: Ivey Smith: Unsupported and Unafraid on the Benton MacKaye Trail


Join host Heather Anderson on the latest FKT Podcast as she sits down with Ivey Smith. Despite battling injuries, Smith tackled the rugged 300 mile Benton MacKaye Trail, setting an unsupported Fastest Known Time. Along the way, she encountered unexpected wildlife and resisted the allure of trail angels, relying solely on her own determination. In this captivating interview, Smith shares her insights into overcoming challenges, staying focused, and embracing the solitude of this Appalachian Mountains trail.  Read all about Ivey's adventures here on the FKT site. 

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