Running the Sahara, a movie about three runners ran for 111 days straight covering six countries and over 4,000 miles across the Sahara Desert. Their mission was to raise awareness of the need for clean water supplies in Africa.
Before breaking the record in running the across the US – actually, his partner Marshall Urich was who finally made it to the end -, adventurer Charlie Engle embarked in another amazing challenge: running across the Sahara desert to raise awareness of the need for clean water supplies in Africa. The three runners – Charlie … Read more
I’m not sure when this was initially aired, but ‘A race for the soul’ is an excellent documentary of the Western States 100 ultramarathon in its 2001 edition. This PBS special is an Emmy-nominated documentary produced by PBS affiliate KVIE features ultrarunning legends like Gordon Aisnleigh, Tim Twietmeyer, Dean Karnazes or Scott Jurek, and follows … Read more