44 min

Interviewed by a Robot. Thru Hiking, Ultrarunning, Backpacking: Artificial Intelligence interview me Free Outside

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Send in podcast ideas Jeff@freeoutside.com



AI joins this podcast and conducts the interview, so we are going third person in the description. Jeff Garmire discusses his journey and experiences in long-distance hiking and ultra running. He shares how he got into these activities and the challenges he faced along the way.

Jeff also talks about the importance of mental and physical preparation for setting FKTs (Fastest Known Times) on trails, as well as the role of nutrition and hydration in his training. He emphasizes the need to find fun and enjoyment in these activities and to have a strong why.

Jeff also discusses the balance between solitude and connections within the hiking and ultra running communities, and the importance of finding a supportive community. He shares stories of unexpected moments on the trail and how he adapted to challenges. Jeff concludes by encouraging others to pursue their own adventures and to make a positive impact on individuals and local businesses.

-Long-distance hiking and ultra running require mental and physical preparation, as well as finding enjoyment and fun in the activities.
-Having a strong why and a supportive community are important factors in achieving success in FKT attempts and races.
-Balancing solitude and connections within the hiking and ultra running communities can be challenging but rewarding.
-Adapting to unexpected challenges and finding creative solutions is crucial in long-distance hiking and FKT attempts.
-Making a positive impact on individuals and supporting local businesses can contribute to a thriving hiking and ultra running community.

Sound Bites
"I have this awesome idea and we're gonna try it."
"Welcome to the show, Jeff. It's great to have you here."
"Jamil Curry of Aravaipa Racing asked if I wanted to do the inaugural year of Cocodona 250."

Chapters
00:00 Jeff Garmire's Journey and Experiences
05:33 Challenges and Triumphs in Long-Distance Hiking and Ultra Running
09:00 Preparing for FKT Attempts: Physical and Mental Resilience
12:23 Finding Fun and Inspiration in the Outdoors
24:39 Logistics and Planning for Successful Long-Distance Hikes and FKT Attempts
31:47 The Evolving World of Through Hiking and Ultra Running
35:03 Jeff Garmire's Message: Enjoy, Inspire, and Support

Buy Merch to support: https://www.freeoutside.com/shop

Buy my book "Free Outside" on Amazon
Email me to buy a signed copy of my book, "Free Outside" at jeff@freeoutside.com

Watch the movie about setting the record on the Colorado Trail: https://tubitv.com/movies/100019916/free-outside

Website: www.Freeoutside.com
Instagram: thefreeoutside
facebook: www.facebook.com/freeoutside

Keywords
long-distance hiking, ultra running, FKT, mental preparation, physical preparation, nutrition, hydration, balance, community, challenges, adaptation, enjoyment, support, impact, ultralight backpacking, backpacking, thru hiking, ultrarunning, Fastest Known Time, Speed Record, Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Arizona Trail, Continental Divide Trail, trail running

Send in podcast ideas Jeff@freeoutside.com



AI joins this podcast and conducts the interview, so we are going third person in the description. Jeff Garmire discusses his journey and experiences in long-distance hiking and ultra running. He shares how he got into these activities and the challenges he faced along the way.

Jeff also talks about the importance of mental and physical preparation for setting FKTs (Fastest Known Times) on trails, as well as the role of nutrition and hydration in his training. He emphasizes the need to find fun and enjoyment in these activities and to have a strong why.

Jeff also discusses the balance between solitude and connections within the hiking and ultra running communities, and the importance of finding a supportive community. He shares stories of unexpected moments on the trail and how he adapted to challenges. Jeff concludes by encouraging others to pursue their own adventures and to make a positive impact on individuals and local businesses.

-Long-distance hiking and ultra running require mental and physical preparation, as well as finding enjoyment and fun in the activities.
-Having a strong why and a supportive community are important factors in achieving success in FKT attempts and races.
-Balancing solitude and connections within the hiking and ultra running communities can be challenging but rewarding.
-Adapting to unexpected challenges and finding creative solutions is crucial in long-distance hiking and FKT attempts.
-Making a positive impact on individuals and supporting local businesses can contribute to a thriving hiking and ultra running community.

Sound Bites
"I have this awesome idea and we're gonna try it."
"Welcome to the show, Jeff. It's great to have you here."
"Jamil Curry of Aravaipa Racing asked if I wanted to do the inaugural year of Cocodona 250."

Chapters
00:00 Jeff Garmire's Journey and Experiences
05:33 Challenges and Triumphs in Long-Distance Hiking and Ultra Running
09:00 Preparing for FKT Attempts: Physical and Mental Resilience
12:23 Finding Fun and Inspiration in the Outdoors
24:39 Logistics and Planning for Successful Long-Distance Hikes and FKT Attempts
31:47 The Evolving World of Through Hiking and Ultra Running
35:03 Jeff Garmire's Message: Enjoy, Inspire, and Support

Buy Merch to support: https://www.freeoutside.com/shop

Buy my book "Free Outside" on Amazon
Email me to buy a signed copy of my book, "Free Outside" at jeff@freeoutside.com

Watch the movie about setting the record on the Colorado Trail: https://tubitv.com/movies/100019916/free-outside

Website: www.Freeoutside.com
Instagram: thefreeoutside
facebook: www.facebook.com/freeoutside

Keywords
long-distance hiking, ultra running, FKT, mental preparation, physical preparation, nutrition, hydration, balance, community, challenges, adaptation, enjoyment, support, impact, ultralight backpacking, backpacking, thru hiking, ultrarunning, Fastest Known Time, Speed Record, Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Arizona Trail, Continental Divide Trail, trail running

44 min