Monthly Movie Give Away
December 2008Thanks to everyone who has played the monthly contest for the last 4 ½ years. 66 videos were given away, sharing the joy and excitement of some of the greatest movies that feature running. (A special thanks to the directors and producers who were so willing to share their work for this contest).
Running Movies will be revealing a site redesign in January 2009, so the contest will be taking a vacation as the final touches are put into place.
Thanks again for all your support and enjoy the movies.
November 2008: The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat)Congratulations to Tharon L. from Savannah, Georgia who was selected from the 14 submissions this month. He knew that The Fast Runner was filmed in Canada.
October 2008: Run For Your LifeThere were 36 entries submitted to win this recently released DVD that features Fred Lebow and his remarkable achievements surrounding the New York City Marathon. Nick M. from Camp Hill, Pennsylvania answered the question correctly and will receive a copy of this film.
September 2008: Run Like A GirlSeven entries were received this month and Cori A. from Milwaukee, Wisconsin had the correct answer. She knew that it took five years for Charlotte Lettis Richardson to complete her independent film.
August 2008: The RunnerWith the Olympic Games in Beijing, China this month, most attention was focused on the television coverage more than the movie theater. Only six people entered the contest and Shirley Y. from Bala, Pennsylvania knew that JB Benna was the director for both The Runner and UltraMarathon Man. Enjoy the movie, Shirley.
July 2008: Fire on the Track: Collector’s EditionThis month the winner answered the question about who appears in the bonus material of this collector’s edition yet does not appear in the actual 58 minute presentation. The correct answer is Geoff Hollister and he makes an excellect contribution to the overall success of this widely popular film. The randomly selected winner from the 12 entries submitted this month is Bill L. from Tujunga, California.
June 2008: A Race for the SoulSixteen people put their name in the hat this month and the random winner is Theron W. of Castle Rock, Colorado who knew that this film highlights the Western States 100 Ultramarathon. This 52 minute documentary features the 2001 race.
May 2008: Race For KenyaThis DVD was recently released to the public and ships from the UK when purchased directly at GlobeRunner.org, a site hosted by the film’s talented creator, Pat Butcher. Only seven entries were received this month and Arlene L. from Granada Hills, California was randomly selected as the winner. This is the first time that the random winner has been the first contest entrant. Enjoy this fine documentary.
April 2008: Without LimitsThis is the second month in a row where 19 entries were submitted. The random winner, Vickie M. from Collinsville, Mississippi, knew that Steve Prefontaine was born and raised in the small lumber town of Coos Bay, Oregon. By having the correct answer she wins Without Limits, the 1998 release by Warner Brothers that stars Billy Crudup, Donald Sutherland, and Monica Potter.
March 2008: IndulgenceAlthough there were several entries this month from the Netherlands, it was Brian H. from Hollister, California who was randomly selected from the 19 entries received this month. He wins Indulgence: 1000 Miles Under the Colorado Sky by knowing that Anton "Tony" Krupicka was filmed running the trails in California, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah during the course of this film.
February 2008: Middle and Long Distances &
The winners this month were selected from a small pool of four entries. Up for grabs were films produced from Human Kinetics and two winners were chosen: Jean P. from Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania won Coaching by the Experts: Track And Field Running Events and Joe N. from
Dallas, Texas Middle and Long Distances.
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