Beauties and the Bog #sportfilmreview

Film: Beauties and the Bog – Run the High Peak Marathon
Type: Short film – 9mins 29s
Featuring: Ali Gover, Bodil Oushoorn, Libby Kerr and Lisa Trollope
Date: October 2016
Twitter: @bogbeauties

“For me, the worst bit of training is shaking in the car afterwards and not being able to warm up,” says one of the four women attempting the UK’s High Peak Marathon.

A forty-mile race, over uneven ground, at night, during the winter months – what’s not to like?

What I do like about this short video, which you can watch in full below for free, is that it’s very much not about the destination but the journey of the four friends to get there.

Cold toes certainly, but oh so much more.

Reviewed by: Jo Gunston
Sports Liberated rating: 6.5/10

 

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