Description: The inspirational film UltraMarathon Man: 50 Marathons • 50 States • 50 Days, features renowned endurance athlete and best selling author Dean Karnazes, in his attempt to run 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 consecutive days to raise awareness for youth obesity and to get America active. A beautiful and epic journey across the United States, during which Dean pushes the limits of human endurance, inspiring thousands across the country to join him along the path while uniting people of all ages and abilities to take "the next step."
About Dean: Dean has pushed his body and mind to inconceivable limits. Among his many accomplishments, he's run and has won the world's toughest footrace: the Badwater Ultramarathon, a 135-mile run across Death Valley in 130-degree temperatures. He’s run a marathon to the South Pole in negative 40 degrees, a 200-mile relay solo, racing alongside teams of twelve, and has completed a non stop 350-mile run.
Dean and his remarkable adventures have been featured on The Today Show, 60 Minutes, and The Late Show with David Letterman. His book, Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner, is a national bestseller, and is the #7 best selling sports book worldwide, in print in twelve languages.
TIME named him one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World" OUTSIDE called him "America's Greatest Runner" MEN'S FITNESS said "Dean might just be the fittest man in the world" ESPN ESPY Award winner "Best Outdoor Athlete" 2006 For more about Dean, visit: www.UltraMarathonMan.com
Awards 2009 Film of the Year -Competitor Endurance Sports Awards 2009 Gold Medal Jury Award - Park City Film Festival 2009 Telly Award 2009 Hong Kong International Film Festival 2008 Running Film Festival
Running time 110 minutes
Special Features Deleted Scenes Making-of-Featurette Simulstat™ maps and statistics Daily Journals by Dean Karnazes Original Score Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Commentary by Director JB Benna & Dean Karnazes Closed Captions: English Subtitles: Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian.