"It's the Dipsea! It's the most important day of the year!"
It's MOVIE NIGHT at the basement again! This time we're screening the documentary of the iconic Dipsea Race and it's 100+ year race rich history garnered throughout the years in Northern California.
Calling all runners trail and road alike of all distances including those crazy enough to be racing The North Face Endurance Challenge Dec. 1st & 2nd to come and enjoy this documentary telling the historical tale of the local favorite and infamous race, the Dipsea. For years runners have challenged themselves on this intense and unrelenting trail often to experience blood, sweat and tears along the way.
Don't miss the premiere showing of Sam Lueck's dynamic new documentary chronicling the history and drama that is America's oldest trail race! Featuring footage that puts you right in the race, elbow to elbow, with it's swiftest competitors this is your chance to run with the fastest and to hear from young and old alike as they explain their passion.
We'll have special guests Nikki Kimball sponsored by The North Face and Anna Frost sponsored by Salomon in attendance along with our friends from the Tamalpa Runners club to share their own battles on the trails and how they overcome them and where they find their motivation to take on such difficult runs.
Come get cozy in your chair and enjoy some trail running and racing epicness with your friends, family and fellow trail and road runners!
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Tickets are now only available at the check-in table. Cash only please! Come by and sign up.
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Emelie Forsberg from Sweden of Team Salomon is confirmed in attendance and joining our female ultra runner panel discussion! Learn more about Emelie: http://ultra168.com/2012/07/23/a-rising-star-interview-with-emelie-forsberg/
International ultra runners from Team Salomon are also confirmed to attend! François d'Haene from France and Miguel Heras from Spain will be in the crowd mixing it up before they race The North Face Endurance Challenge this weekend.
In addition to Nikki and Anna, our friend and local ultra runner from Team Salomon, Jorge Maravilla, of Mauka Running will be attending as well! Come talk ultra running and nutrition with one of our locals!
Ever wonder how the Sports Basement becomes a "movie theater"??? Check out our time-lapse video showing you the magic 'behind the curtain' HERE
Elite ultra runners Nikki Kimball (sponsored by The North Face) and Anna Frost a.k.a. "Frosty" (sponsored by Salomon) have booked their flights! They will make up our female ultra runner panel for the Q&A discussion after the film. Come prepared with your questions on what it's like to run long both from the physical and mental aspects.
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