Movie Premier: UltraMarathon Man--50 Marathons - 50 States - 50 Days
July 29, 2008 from press release / Screenvision, a national leader in cinema advertising, will present the national premiere of Journeyfilm's feature documentary UltraMarathon Man: 50 Marathons - 50 States - 50 Days. The film, which chronicles the amazing feats of running legend Dean Karnazes and The North Face Endurance 50, in which he ran 50 marathons in 50 different states in 50 consecutive days. Tickets, purchase information and show times can be found at www.50marathons.com
"Inspiration is a two-way street, and I've been so touched by the many people who joined me during this incredible expedition," said Karnazes. "Running is often an individual sport, but it brought us all together. I'm thrilled that this documentary is here to continue to inspire-it's a true symbol of what people can achieve if they aspire to explore their personal limits."
Karnazes has made his mark in the running world by pushing his body to inconceivable limits. The North Face Endurance Team athlete's many accomplishments include first place at the Badwater Ultramarathon (a 135-mile run across Death Valley in 130 degree temperatures), the South Pole marathon (in negative 40 degree weather), completing a 200 mile relay solo, and finishing a non-stop 350-mile run. UltraMarathon Man follows Karnazes on The North Face Endurance 50 as he defies the limits of human endurance, inspires thousands of Americans to join him along his journey, and unites people of all ages and abilities in achieving their own dreams.
UltraMarathon Man is directed by JB Benna (The Runner) and produced by both JB and Jennifer Benna of Journeyfilm. The documentary is aligned with The North Face, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative, and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment, and footwear.