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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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Lazarus Lake
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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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1 October 2016 (Netherlands) See more »

Also Known As:

La maratona Barkley: La gara che divora la sua prole See more »

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Wartburg, Tennessee, USA See more »

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Winner of three awards at Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2015. Winner of the People's Choice Award. Best running FIlm - Gold. And Best Film - Silver. See more »

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Lazarus Lake: For some people, to finish the Fun Run is the accomplishment of a lifetime. And for some of them to finish one loop is the achievement of a lifetime. And for some people, just to get back to camp alive is all they want in the world.
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Flocks First Time (Instrumental Version)
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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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