Jennifer Kimble

Endurance junkie and trail runner turned thru-hiker (trail name- Luna); I am always jonesing for a hit of outdoor adventure! My awesome husband has gifted me the chance to get out and play on the Appalachian Trail, and I can't wait to experience ALL OF IT! Stop wishing. Start doing!

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Lost and Found- My First 100 Miles on the Appalachian Trail

Lost and Found- My First 100 Miles on the Appalachian Trail

100 miles. Just a blip on the map of the entire Appalachian Trail, but the trail teaches you lessons rather quickly! I’ve literally and

Apr 17, 2021 : Jennifer Kimble
My First Lesson from the Appalachian Trail: This is Not a Race

My First Lesson from the Appalachian Trail: This is Not a Race

Lesson #1 They say that the trail teaches you what you need to know. My lesson to learn right now is to slow my roll. This challenge is not a race.

Apr 10, 2021 : Jennifer Kimble
A Trail Name That Shines

A Trail Name That Shines

Damn it. Every episode of This is Us brings me to tears. I found Season 5’s “One Small Step” to be especially touching. The story radiates with

Apr 4, 2021 : Jennifer Kimble
When the going gets tough- the tough remember their “why”.

When the going gets tough- the tough remember their “why”.

Your thru-hike will require both mental and physical preparation Eight years ago, I limped into the aid station at Mile 80 of the Cactus Rose 100

Mar 26, 2021 : Jennifer Kimble
Considering an Appalachian Trail thru-hike?  Hire a coach!

Considering an Appalachian Trail thru-hike? Hire a coach!

Stop wishing.  Start doing. As an ultra runner, I had heard of Jenn Pharr Davis. I was in awe of this woman who had the remarkable ability to cover

Mar 16, 2021 : Jennifer Kimble
My Appalachian Thru-Hike:  A Search for Home

My Appalachian Thru-Hike: A Search for Home

"Nature is not a place to visit.  It is home."  - Gary Snyder There is a restlessness that never leaves my bones, an ache that irks me like a

Mar 10, 2021 : Jennifer Kimble