Watch On-line: PBS NOVA Marathon Challenge on YouTube

In an earlier post I recommended the PBS NOVA documentary “Marathon Challenge” as a great show to watch for both new and longtime runners. I just discovered that Marathon Challenge can be watched on-line for free and in high-quality on YouTube: Very briefly, Marathon Challenge is an inspirational story that follows 13 formerly sedentary runners […]

Great Running Movies


Every once in awhile I need a little jolt to remind me why it is that I put myself through the physical and emotional punishment involved in training for and running marathons. A good movie is one thing that can accomplish this for me. When compared to other sports, the selection of running movies is […]