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Examines the popularity of endurance sports and profiles four everyday individuals - cancer survivor, blind senior citizen and twin sisters - who compete in marathons and triathlons and are redefining what it means to be an 'athlete'.

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Credited cast:
Chris Carmichael
Paula Radcliffe
Frank Shorter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Bryant
Susan Elefant
Kelda Gardner
Carter Hamilton
Erin Hamilton
Nora Hendrycks
Carol Hinshaw
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Examines the popularity of endurance sports and profiles four everyday individuals - cancer survivor, blind senior citizen and twin sisters - who compete in marathons and triathlons and are redefining what it means to be an 'athlete'.

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Defy Pain. Defy the Odds. Defy Definition.

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9 March 2010 (USA)  »

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The female runner in the opening credits is Nora Hendrycks, who also appears in the film as an Achilles guide for blind athlete Artie Elefant. See more »

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Working Mom: It's quite a commitment. It's more than I ever expected. It's a strain not only on yourself and your body but also on family.
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Flying Over the Dateline
Performed by Moby
Courtesy of Moby and Little Idiot Music Ltd.
Under License from Little Idiot Music Ltd.
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