THE RUNNER follows Extreme UltraRunner David Horton through the desert sun, the high snowbound mountain passes, the pain, the emotion, and his revelation. Join him as he runs more than 40 miles per day for 66 consecutive days in an attempt to set the speed record on the 2,700 mile Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada.

Director and former PCT thru-hiker JB Benna follows Horton’s journey and discovers who he really is. Learn about UltraRunning, the PCT, and the history of this amazing person through interviews with today’s best endurance athletes, his family, and David himself.

A great adventure, a movie that makes you laugh, and a movie that makes you cry.

What drives David to such extreme challenges?

What does it take to become THE RUNNER?


Watch the Movie Trailer

View Images from Horton’s Extreme Challenge

Listen to RunCast Weekly Radio Interview with JB Benna

About the DVD

The DVD contains maps and journals
from every day of this historic adventure.

Sample DVD Map

Sample DVD Stats


David Horton's Web Page

David's PCT Web Journal (PDF)

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