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Banff Mountain Film Festival sneak “peak”

Learn about trail and ultrarunner Mirna Valerio, who will be featured at the 2019 Banff Mountain Film Festival

Par for the Course featuring the iconic Mirna Valerio is in the lineup of films at this year’s Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival. Valerio has completed 10 ultramarathons, nine marathons, and recently tackled her first skyrace last June at the Broken Arrow Skyrace. Her mission is to inspire people to be whoever they want to be and do whatever makes them happy. She continues to run in the trails and mountains while spreading health awareness and promoting diversity.

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“Everyone supports each other no matter what pace you’re doing or what place you come in.” Valerio has found this truth in her trail and mountain running pursuits. Former teacher and bestselling author of A Beautiful Work in Progress, “The Mirnavator” wants to inspire and motivate people and athletes everywhere. The film Par for the Course created by Kody Kohlman with stills by Canadian Hilary Matheson, illustrates Valerio’s energy and message to the world.

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The Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival will take place in Banff, Alta. from October 26 to November 3, 2019. Nine days include stories of remote journeys and expeditions told by adventurers around the world. You can buy your tickets online now. But first, check out the Par for the Course trailer:

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