An Irish businessman, an Australian actress, an American baseball player and a Briitish bodyguard attempt to complete the four most difficult ultra marathon races on Earth– a goal previously only attempted by professional athletes.
Action & Adventure | Documentary | Sports | 2013
Samantha Gash, Tremaine Kent, David O’Brien, Ricky Paugh, Marie O’Brien, Colin O’Brien
A diverse cast of non-professional runners attempt to complete the most difficult ultramarathon race series on Earth. Their dramatic journey takes them across the world’s most picturesque yet brutal landscapes, pushing their bodies, hearts and spirits through a myriad of external and internal obstacles. DESERT RUNNERS delves into the mindset of ultra-athletes, and the complex ways in which human beings deal with both heartbreak and triumph.
Jennifer Steinman, Yael Melamede, Diana Iles Parker