New York, NY (July 2008) – Screenvision has partnered with Journeyfilm to present the national premiere of the feature documentary UltraMarathon Man: 50 Marathons •50 States • 50 Days. The movie 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.
ABOUT ULTRAMARATHON MAN: 50 MARATHONS • 50 STATES • 50 DAYS
The North Face Endurance Team athlete Dean Karnazes has pushed his body and mind to inconceivable limits. Karnazes’ many accomplishments include winning the Badwater Ultramarathon, a 135-mile race 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 nonstop 350-mile run.
Karnazes’ awe-inspiring feats have made him universally recognized and honored. Time magazine named him one of the “Most Influential People in the World,” and ESPN bestowed him with an ESPYAward for Best Outdoor Athlete (2006). His book, Ultramarathon Man: Confessions of an All-Night Runner became a national best-seller and Karnazes’ remarkable adventures have been spotlighted through guest appearances on national talk shows including “The Today Show” and “The Late Show with David Letterman.” Wired magazine dared to call Karnazes “The Perfect Human.”
UltraMarathon Man: 50 Marathons •50 States • 50 Days chronicles Karnazes’ quest to fulfill a true lifetime commitment through The North Face Endurance 50. The documentary follows Karnazes as he defies the limits of human endurance, inspiring thousands across the country to join him along the path and unites people of all ages and abilities in achieving their own dreams.
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