Canadian Running

Short film documents mysterious B.C. trail runner

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Filmmakers Adam Maruniak and Justin Pelletier ventured into the mountains around Vernon, B.C. to create a short, fascinatin­g prof ile of an enigmatic t rail runner. Never Die Easy: The Dag Aabye Story seeks out the eponymous 76-year-old ultrarunne­r, who is the oldest person ever to complete the Canadian Death Race. Aabye lives off the grid, in an old school bus deep in the wilderness.

You can watch the film on our website at runningmag­azine.ca/ category/trail-running— MD

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