Free Event: Explore the Extra Mile with Jennifer Pharr Davis
Posted on 05/07/2018
The City of Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Department, Missouri Department of Conservation, Missouri Running Co., and the Cape Road Runners present an evening with adventurer and author, Jennifer Pharr Davis, on May 29, starting at 5 p.m., at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. The event is free.

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Jennifer Pharr Davis is a hiker, author, speaker, and National Geographic "Adventurer of the Year" who has covered more than 14,000 miles of long-distance trails on six different continents.

Jennifer has written six books, articles for the New York Times, Outside magazine, Backpacker, and Trail Runner, and has been featured in the Washington Post, the New York Times, NPR’s Talk of the Nation and the CBS Early Show. Her new book The Pursuit of Endurance (Viking) comes out in April 2018 and has been called "a captivating narrative guidebook that will inspire readers to test their own limits, on the trail and off” (Kirkus Reviews).

Jennifer's hour-long program will involve story telling, slides shows, readings from her book, and Q&A. Following the program, Jennifer will be signing copies of The Pursuit of Endurance.

5PM - The Pursuit of Endurance book signing at the Nature Center
6PM - Speaking presentation at the Nature Center
7PM - 2-3 mile trail hike at the Nature Center
Nature Center Location: 2289 County Park Drive, Cape Girardeau MO 63701

Special meet and greet at the Missouri Running Co. between 4:15PM-4:45PM

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