7:00 pm Featured Speakers:
Heather Anderson, Pacific Crest Trail Self-Supported Fastest Time
Just before midnight on Aug. 7, Anderson completed the 2,655-mile PCT in 60 days, 17 hours and 12 minutes. Anderson is an ultramarathon runner and hiker who lives in Bellingham, and goes by the trail name “Anish” when she’s on a trek.
Filmed at the 2014 Recreation Northwest EXPO.
ESPN.com Endurance Sports – Records set on Pacific Crest Trail
High Country News – Woman breaks an all-time fastest Pacific Crest Trail record
Backpacker – A Ghost Among Us.
As Executive Director of Recreation Northwest, Todd Elsworth promotes outdoor recreation and brings community together to enjoy, preserve and improve the places where we play. His decades of extensive event production, marketing and writing experience propel this passion. You might bump into him and his daughter Violet while they’re biking, hiking, paddling or skiing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.