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Spirit of the Marathon

Rating:PG (for some thematic elements and mild language)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:January 24, 2008
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Dick Beardsley, Ryan Bradley, Leah Caille, Deena Kastor, Jerry Meyers
Director:Jon Dunham
Producer:Jon Dunham
Distributor:Image Entertainment

Web Site: http://www.marathonmovie.com/

Description: "Spirit of the Marathon" is first film to capture the story, drama and ultimate essence of the legendary 26.2 mile running event. Filmed globally in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia, the movie brings together a diverse cast of amateur athletes and marathon luminaries. As six unique stories unfold, each runner prepares for and ultimately faces the challenge of the Chicago Marathon. More than a sports movie, "Spirit of the Marathon" is an inspirational journey of perseverance and personal triumph; a spectacle that will be embraced by runners and non-runners alike.

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