Spirit of the Marathon

Spirit of the Marathon

Streaming Video - 2007
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SPIRIT OF THE MARATHON is the first film to capture the passion, drama and essence of the famed 26.2-mile Chicago Marathon. Intimate, fascinating portraits of six runners from all walks of life unfold as the film follows seasoned athletes and amateurs alike in their preparation for the big race. See why the Los Angeles Times said "Even if you've never run for anything but a bus, you'll... get swept up in this movie's inspiring journey!"
Publisher: [United States] : RLJ Entertainment : Made available through hoopla, 2007
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 102 min.)) : sd., col
Call Number: eVideo

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AL_HOLLYR Aug 24, 2017

A must-watch for any distance running fans. Great motivation for anyone training for a marathon.

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gutterball65248
Jul 20, 2015

I felt this movie was very inspirational and touching. It showed all the different people that run marathons and the hardships and successes that led them to race day. After watching this movie I felt inspired to get off my butt and go run 2.76 miles at 8:30 at night. :)

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southseattleite
Mar 09, 2014

Beautiful documentary on the experiences of marathon runners, both everyday people and elite athletes. On a side note, Chicago's a great race - especially for a first marathon.

JCLHelenH Dec 31, 2012

HereHere - for some it is a life-changing experience. For others, maybe not. But Spirit of the Marathon gets at the heart of why regular people become a little obsessed with running. The film is great inspiration for aspiring runners.

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HereHere
Nov 23, 2012

It is an exaggeration to say that running a marathon will change your life, but there is some cool history and some interesting stories.

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Jul 20, 2015

gutterball65248 thinks this title is suitable for 21 years and over

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