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The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young (2014)

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In its first 25 years only 10 people have finished The Barkley Marathons. Based on a historic prison escape, this cult like race tempts people from around the world to test their limits of ... See full summary »

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In its first 25 years only 10 people have finished The Barkley Marathons. Based on a historic prison escape, this cult like race tempts people from around the world to test their limits of physical and mental endurance in this documentary that contemplates the value of pain. Written by Anonymous

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Official Selection at Reel Wild: The Kiwi Trail Running Film Festival 2015. New Zealand. See more »

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Gary Cantrell: If you're going to face a real challenge it has to be a real challenge. You can't accomplish anything without the possibility of failure.
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I Feel Jesus
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A great 'quirky humanity' documentary.
13 July 2018 | by christopher_langerSee all my reviews

A fun, warm look at the weirdos and Weirdo In Chief orbiting the enigmatic Barkley Marathon. Well worth the watch, especially if you're looking for something that has nuance and psychology but is also not a hard watch.


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1 October 2016 (Netherlands) See more »

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Wartburg, Tennessee, USA See more »

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