Watch: For the Love of Mary
The story of 97-year-old George Etzweiler's race up Mount Washington and the woman who motivates him
Trail Runner Magazine June 6th, 2018
This film tells the story of 97-year-old George Etzweiler’s race up Mount Washington, the northeast’s tallest peak, where he’s set the record for oldest finisher for nearly 10 years. The 7.6-mile race climbs nearly 4,700 ft in elevation and gets more difficult for George every year. Still, he continues to complete it with the support of friends and his late wife Mary, who he knows is by his side.
Film by: Simon Perkins and Kirk Horton.
Premiered at Telluride Mountainfilm 2018.
Soundtrack: “Walls (Acoustic) feat. Delacey” by Wingtip