Running The Edge | The Colorado Trail
Runtime: 45 minutes
Directed by: Matt Trappe
Produced by: Matt Trappe Photography
Family man and ultrarunner, Scott Jaime, is preparing for the most difficult challenge of his life. His goal is to run the entire 486-mile Colorado Trail, across and over the rugged alpine terrain of the Rocky Mountains, to set a new FKT (fastest known time). The actual reward, however, is far greater.
In the High Country
Runtime: 30 minutes
Directed by: Joel Wolpert
Produced by: The Wolpertinger
“In the High Country” is a year-long collaboration between filmmaker Joel Wolpert and mountain-runner Anton Krupicka exploring a lifestyle shaped by the mountains. This short film captures an impressionistic view from his roots in Niobrara, Nebraska to the Roost, his pickup truck home, and the miles in between; from glacial creek baths to speed-soloing on the Flatirons.
An Endurance Life
Runtime: 26 minutes
Directed by: Etienne Valentin
Produced by: Isabel Levionnois / Mouss Production
Sebastien Chaigneau is an endurance runner, he runs in the mountains for more than 20 hours and travels distances out of the ordinary, 120km, 160km and 200km. This athlete trains all the year for this kind of competition.
Seb will show us his daily life, his workouts, good and bad times in mountains, his feelings, motivations. “The nature is fascinating by wildlife, at sunrise or sunset, hostile in the cold and under the rain.”
(only in South Africa)
Runtime: 105 minutes
Directed by: JB Benna
Produced by: Journeyfilm
In 2010, four of the greatest undefeated mountain runners on earth toed the starting line at the Western States 100-mile endurance run, the oldest and most prestigious 100-mile foot race in the world.
While their lives may be quite different, the goal is the same: win the Western States 100-mile run. A win will require breaking the course record and running the fastest time in the history of the race. An epic showdown ensues, from Squaw Valley, CA in Lake Tahoe, up though the high snow covered Sierra Nevada Mountains, down through the extreme heat of the American River Canyons and finishing in Auburn, CA.
5 Races 5 Continents
Runtime: 26 minutes
Directed by: Dean Leslie
Produced by: Greg Fell
At the beginning of the 2011 trail running season Kilian set out to win five races on five continents. The lengths varied in distance, climate and altitude – from a 100 miles in the scorching heat of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the vertical accent of South East Asia’s highest mountain in Malaysian Borneo, Mount Kinabalu. Through his experience over the year, the pressures of high-end competition, sponsorship and media demands, and his unprecedented performance and success; The story was not about what he achieved, but rather what he has learnt from the experience. The film immerses itself into trail communities around the world as Kilian tries to understand the desire he has for mountains and running. Through his continued success he is forced to question his motives for running competitively.