The North Face Presents ‘The Crown Traverse’ in Chicago

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The North Face presents an evening with professional ultra runners, Mike Foote and Mike Wolfe, at Café Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, August 9. As part of The North Face Never Stop Exploring Speaker Series, Foote and Wolfe will lead a short group run, share their video The Crown Traverse and lead a live discussion on their ultra-running experiences followed by a Q&A session.

The film highlights The North Face Athletes and professional ultra runners Mike Wolfe, Mike Foote, along with National Geographic Photographer Steven Gnam, as they set out on a journey from Missoula, Montana, to Banff, Canada, traversing 600 miles north through the Crown of the Continent. Suffering through whiteout snowstorms, busted knees and bruised egos, the three undergo a quest to complete one of the most audacious running challenges to date.

Join The North Face and experience what it took to run cross the continent at a live presentation with Foote and Wolfe.

Event Details – Wednesday, August 9, 2016:


6:30pm – Join Mike Wolfe and Mike Foote for a 2-mile group run 

7:30pm – General Admission Opens

8:00pm – Presentation and Screening Premier of Crown Traverse

9:00pm – Photo Op & Signing

For details about the 6:30pm group run and for tickets, $12 in advance, are available at www.thenorthface.com/speakerseries.com. Any remaining tickets will be available at the door on a first come first serve basis.

The North Face Never Stop Exploring Speaker Series, presented by GORE-TEX®, takes place June 2016 through November 2016. For information about additional tour dates and athlete appearances, please visit: www.thenorthface.com/speakerseries.com. Follow the conversation with #TNFSpeakerSeries.