"It has always been a dream of mine to test myself on the Appalachian Trail, the great national treasure that has inspired and challenged so many hikers and runners before me. This was a personal adventure, one that my wife and I pursued on our own. It was Jenny and I, in our van that we renovated ourselves, setting off into the wilderness."
05.27.15 SPRINGER MOUNTAIN, GEORGIA
Great Smoky Mountains
In Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains, less than 300 miles in, Scott came down with patellar tendonitis in his right knee and, compensating for the injury, quickly acquired a quad tear on his left side. After just seven days, he was running on two bad legs. “I thought for sure we were done."