Film

The Mirnavator

While competing in her first 50K trail race of the season, Mirna Valerio must overcome the negative voices that don’t believe she belongs in the sport.
 
Photo credit: Jenny Nichols

About

Director

Sarah Menzies

Producer

Sarah Menzies

Sponsor

REI

Running time

11 minutes

Country / Nationality

USA

Our Judges say:

This woman is a total legend.

Claire Carter Writer, Film Officer for Kendal Mountain Festival, 'Creative Consultant'.

When they go low, Mirna goes higher! Inspiring empowering film rising above social media negativity demonstrating the great outdoors is for everyone to enjoy.

Ruth Farrar

Must-watch, powerful film about a black woman who overcomes horrendous prejudice to become an ultra-runner

Paul Hodgson Music Judge

Bringing adventure sports back to grass roots. What an inspiration!

Elise Wicker

Oh ye love that. Great film very powerful now I want to run.

Ed Birch Director of Salt-Street productions

Ultra-runners overcome obstacles on every trail. While competing in her first 50K trail race of the season, Mirna Valerio must overcome the negative voices that don’t believe she belongs in the sport.