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Film Festival

When: Friday at 6pm(ish)
Where: Main Lodge at Camp Moran
What: Four Films and a few locally grown slideshows.

The Films:

If there is such a thing as "best ultrarunner ever," Yiannis Kouros must be The Man. He owns more world records for distance than anybody. He's universally regarded as a true running champion, and Ultra-G herself also knows him as a real nice guy! This is his story.

Forever Running gives an in-depth look at the life and philosophy of the legendary Yiannis Kouros, known as the "Running God," "Golden Greek," "Pheidippides' Successor," and as the "Master of Pain." Kouros holds records from 100 miles to 1,000 miles, from 200 km to 1,600 km, and from 1 day to 10 days.

Running time: 60 minutes. Greek with English subtitles. First time ever available in the US

From the composer who brought you the music toUltramarathon Man comes a new story. Follow Cody and his family as he travels through grief, pain and perseverance in his quest to run 26.2 miles. Featuring interviews with Dean Karnazes and JB Benna. Running time: 26:22 (plus special features)

The inspirational film UltraMarathon Man: 50 Marathons - 50 States - 50 Days, features renowned endurance athlete and best selling author Dean Karnazes, in his attempt to run 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 consecutive days to raise awareness for youth obesity and to get America active. A beautiful and epic journey across the United States, during which Dean pushes the limits of human endurance, inspiring thousands across the country to join him along the path while uniting people of all ages and abilities to take "the next step."

A Glimpse of Heaven and A Taste of Hell has just won a Silver Remi Award at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival!

This dramatic 56 minute television special chronicles both the story of ultra running and the colorful history of this event, told by the participants and volunteers of the race.

The net proceeds from the sales of the Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Runs DVD, A Glimpse of Heaven and a Taste of Hell benefit the Tahoe Rim Trail Association trail maintenance program, the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Parks backcountry mountain bike safety patrol and the South Tahoe and Carson City High Schools' cross country programs.