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After tragically losing his wife to breast cancer and struggling to raise three young children on his own, real life super hero and modern day Forrest Gump, Terry Hitchcock seized on an ... See full summary »

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After tragically losing his wife to breast cancer and struggling to raise three young children on his own, real life super hero and modern day Forrest Gump, Terry Hitchcock seized on an idea. He wanted to accomplish the impossible: run 75 consecutive marathons in 75 consecutive days to bring attention to the incredibly difficult lives of single-parent families. He ran in spite of freezing rain and unbearable heat, in spite of chest pains and bone fractures that wracked his 57-year-old body. He just kept running - each day, every day - strengthening an unbreakable bond between father and son--- not stopping until he broke the finish line tape in Atlanta. MY RUN is more than a film about a guy running multiple marathons; it's a film about the daily marathons we all run in life. Written by Producer

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MY RUN has won multiple awards that include "Audience Award" - Austin Film Festival, "Outstanding Achievement in Documentary" - Newport Beach Film Festival, "Grand Jury" Las Vegas Film Festival, "Best of Fest" - Minn/St. Paul Int. Film Festival, "Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking" - VISIONFEST Film Festival, "Best Documentary" - Mammoth Film Festival, "Award of Merit" - Accolade Competition and awarded the "Family-Friendly Seal" from The Dove Foundation. See more »

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21 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very inspirational film that depicts the trials and tribulations of bringing up kids as a single parent. It's difficult enough with two let alone one, one that has been affected by a loving wife who has died from breast cancer at an early age. His interaction with his son who follows him throughout the country is encouraging. Terry's son stayed the course and followed his father from Minneapolis to Atlanta. It is amazing that you were able to continue your quest with so many distractions and maladies. Not only was your trip encouraging to many in your same situation but miraculous at your age.Terry, thank you for your selfish dedication to bring this important situation out into the open.


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