Second week of Mercury’s AT transit- recap

#8  T  7/14   50.9 miles  2.6 mph   4am-11:53pm   19:53    Nolichucky River to Rt. 19E
#9  W 7/15  37.7 miles   2.6 mph   4:05am-6:48pm 14:43  Rt. 19E to Wilbur Dam Rd.
#10 R 7/16   56.0 miles  3.1 mph   4:14am-10:20pm 18:06 Wilbur Dam Rd. to VA601
#11 F 7/17   53.8 miles  2.9 mph   4:05am-10:50pm  18:45 VA601 to VA615
#12 S 7/18   49.7 miles  2.7 mph   4am-10:30pm     18:30  VA615 to Kimberling Creek
#13 Su 7/19 48.8 miles  2.8 mph  4am-9:15pm   17:15 Kimberling Creek  to Clendennin Rd.
#14 M 7/20  47.2 miles  2.6mph   4:05am -10op  17:55 Clendennin Rd. to Craig Creek VA621

After 14 days, she is now even with Jennifer Pharr Davis and Stringbean.

Who is Mercury?

Liz Derstine, trail name “Mercury”, is a distance runner, endurance hiker, writer, and musician residing in Boston, MA. She holds fastest known times for women on the Appalachian Trail (supported, northbound), Long Trail (self-supported), and Pinhoti Trail (self-supported).

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