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Colorado man sets Appalachian Trail record on 2,189-mile run

Colorado man sets Appalachian Trail record on 2,189-mile run

| July 13, 2015

MILLINOCKET, Maine – An ultra marathoner says he’s completed the Appalachian Trail in record time. Colorado resident Scott Jurek reached the summit of Mount Katahdin on Sunday afternoon to complete the 2,189-mile run from Georgia to Maine in 46 days, eight hours. That beats the previous record held by Jennifer Pharr Davis by three hours. […]

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Largay Search Resumes

Largay Search Resumes

| June 18, 2014

Maine Game Wardens, Maine State Police, US Border Patrol and searchers from the Maine Association of Search and Rescue (MASAR) returned to Redington TWP Tuesday to continue the search for missing Hiker Geraldine “Gerry” Largay (age 66) from Brentwood Tennessee. Geraldine also goes by the trail name “Inchworm.” Geraldine disappeared while hiking the Appalachian Trail […]

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Teen Hikes Appalachian Trail Alone

Teen Hikes Appalachian Trail Alone

| October 10, 2013

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) – A 15-year-old girl is hiking through Maine as she nears the end of the Appalachian Trail in her attempt to become the youngest person to hike the trail from end-to-end alone. Neva Warren of Spring Hill, Fla., began her trip in Georgia on April 1. On Wednesday, she had about 15 […]

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Family Offers Reward for Info on Missing Hiker

Family Offers Reward for Info on Missing Hiker

| October 1, 2013

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The family of a Tennessee woman that went missing while hiking the Appalachian Trail is offering $15,000 in exchange for information about her location. George Largay, the husband of Geraldine Largay, and his family announced the reward on Tuesday. Sixty-six year-old Largay went missing in July. Maine game wardens scaled […]

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