After another fine free breakfast at the First Baptist Church, got the 9 am shuttle back to the trail.
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Thursday was mostly low-key. Woke up around 7 for free breakfast (pancakes and bacon) by the First Baptist Church of Franklin, NC, who gives free food to hikers every morning for about a month during the NOBO bubble. Went back to Motor Company Grill for another burger, got a free shuttle to the local Wal-Mart for resupply (I almost certainly have way too much food right now, but more snacks I can eat during the day, so I should be in better condition by the time I make it to camp.)
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Started off today a little sluggish, but my thigh felt much improved. Beast, Loon, and Verge all went on ahead while I was still packing up my tent.
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After a steep climb, a major milestone: 100 miles!
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