Video: From Dead Last to Fast First

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Eight years ago, after moving to the small mountain town of Crested Butte, Colorado, Stevie Kremer ran her first trail race, a local 11-miler. She finished, in her words, “dead last.” Now, she’s a highly competitive mountain runner with a string of podium finishes, including first, last year, at Switzerland’s storied Sierre-Zinal 31K.

In this Salomon Running TV video, Kremer, a schoolteacher, reflects on her evolution into a top trail runner—and gives us a peek at the impossibly scenic mountain trails that Crested Butte offers.

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