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Great Marathon Documentary

Posted by Oliver P.

"Spirit of the Marathon" is an award-winning documentary film that captures the drama and essence of the famed 26.2 mile running event known as the marathon. Filmed on four continents, the production 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 program, "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.

You've got one more chance to catch "Spirit of the Marathon" on the big screen in high-definition with Cinema Surround Sound on Thursday, February 21st at 7:30PM (local).

CLICK HERE to see a complete list of theaters and purchase advance tickets now

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Thanks for letting everyone know about this opportunity, Oliver. Although I missed the chance to see it in the theater, I was thrilled to see on the website you linked to that it was playing again due to "popular demand."

Sport documentaries are some of the most fascinating out there. It was uplifting to see the long list of theaters playing the movie, including two in my state that I am very familiar with: major theaters, not just the smaller theaters that tend to run mostly documentaries and independent films. I'd say the success of "Spirit of the Marathon" is a boost for the genre and, most importantly, for the sport.

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