A film about filmmaker Alex Vero’s journey to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Marathon. Narrated by Vero and set against the backdrop of a massive decline in British professional marathon running, the film spans over three years and several continents as he works to overcome physical and personal demons and complete his marathon training. It features Vero’s story, as well as those of famous runners and coaches who he meets while training. The film won for Best Documentary at the 2009 Norwich Film Festival, screened in the UK and was broadcast by Channel 4.

Running to the limits

Channel 4

Sports People

49 minutes.

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