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"UNBREAKABLE": The Western States 100 WORLD PREMIERE Film Screening
Date Friday December 02
Time 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Sports Basement Presidio is located at 610 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94129.
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorBeth Rifkin
Emailbethrifkin [at] gmail.com
Phone415-846-3615
Address610 Mason Street, San Francisco
"UNBREAKABLE": The Western States 100 WORLD PREMIERE
Film Screening
Friday, December 2, 2011; Sports Basement Presidio in San Francisco; Tickets $5

(San Francisco, CA) – A special world premiere screening of 'Unbreakable: The Western States 100', the documentary of the inhuman and fabled Northern California ultra marathon challenge of The Western States 100 Mile Race, will be shown at Sports Basement Presidio on Friday, December 2. In attendance at the screening will be the film’s director, JB Benna, and three of the four runners that competed for the title – Geoff Roes, Hal Koerner and Anton Krupicka. Tickets are $5.

'Unbreakable: The Western States 100' follows four undefeated mountain runners on an amazing journey as they attempt the Western States 100-mile endurance run, the oldest and most prestigious 100-mile foot race in the world. Though all four are undefeated, three must break and only one can remain Unbreakable. A win will require breaking the course record and running the fastest time in the history of the race.

An epic showdown ensues throughout Northern California, 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.

The four runners and stars of the film are, 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. And 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.

The screening takes place on the eve of the North Face Endurance Challenge, which Roes and Koerner will be running.

Doors @ 5:00pm
Expo Fun @ 5:15pm
Movie Screening @ 6:00pm

Goods, micro brews, movie snacks and raffle prizes available at the Expo before the movie. After-party & Q/A with JB Benna, Hal Koerner, Anton Krupicka, & Geoff Roes follows the screening.

Tickets are available in advance or at the Presidio Sports Basement on December 2, 2011.
Buy Tickets: http://sportsbasement-westernstates100journeyfilm.eventbrite.com/
Documentary Trailer: http://youtu.be/4a26xp28jm0
Official Website: http://www.ws100film.com/index.html

Sports Basement Presidio is located at 610 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94129.

All proceeds will benefit the KEEN San Francisco organization. KEEN is a volunteer-run, nonprofit -- 501(c)(3) --organization headquartered in the Washington, DC area. A Board of Directors comprised of parents, volunteers, and members of the community oversees the operation of KEEN’s affiliates, insuring that they remain true to KEEN’s mission: providing free recreational opportunities to children and young adults with disabilities by pairing them with trained volunteers for fun, noncompetitive activities.

Added to the calendar on Tuesday Nov 29th, 2011 10:08 AM

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