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Going the Distance

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This is the official film of the XI Commonwealth Games held in Edmonton, Canada, in August, 1978. An international sports event occurring every four years, the Games draw hundreds of athletes from the many nations of the Commonwealth. Eight athletes from four continents were selected to illustrate the nature of individual effort. They were filmed in their home countries before the Games and in competition in Edmonton.

1979, 89 min 13 s

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First Prize - Gold Plaque
International Festival of Sport Films
June 2 to 9 1982, Torino - Italy

Best Film of the Festival
Commonwealth Television and Film Festsival
August 21 to 31 1980, Nicosia - Cyprus