‘Unbreakable’ showing at The Orpheum Dec. 7

Date posted: November 29, 2011

For all the runners out there…

We, at Vertical Relief, and Vince, at Run Flagstaff, are teaming up to bring the movie ‘Unbreakable: The Western States 100’ to The Orpheum, December 7 (Wednesday). Doors open at 7 pm and movie starts at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now at Vertical Relief and Run Flagstaff. Bonus: Get $2 raffle tickets at the door and have a chance to win some Run Flagstaff swag while supporting Team Run Flagstaff. Good stuff!

What’s the movie all about? Here ya go…

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. 

‘Unbreakable: The Western States 100’ follows the four lead men on this amazing journey. Hal Koerner, two time defending Western States champion, and running store entrepreneur from Ashland, Oregon. Geoff Roes, undefeated at the 100-mile distance, an organic chef from Juneau, Alaska. Anton Krupicka, undefeated in every ultramarathon he has ever started, a graduate student living in Boulder, Colorado. Kilian Jornet, the young mountain runner and two time Ultra-trail du Mont-Blanc champion, from Spain.

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.

 Though all four are undefeated, three must break and only one can remain Unbreakable.

Check out the movie trailer below.

See ya there!!!

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