New Mo Farah documentary gives a glimpse of the unglamorous life of elite runners

August 6th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Sir Mo Farah is an Olympic and World Championship gold medalist. He’s arguably one of the best known and most well-decorated distance runners currently competing. Yet Farah’s life on the road isn’t what most would consider to be glamorous or exciting

Doping expose ‘Icarus’ wins Oscar for best documentary feature

March 5th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Icarus filmmakers dedicated their award to the Russia whistleblower who helped expose the state-run doping program and called for the resignation of the International Olympic Committee president

Lance Armstrong really likes Netflix doping documentary Icarus

January 5th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Lance Armstrong sat down and watched Netflix’s new documentary focused on doping in sport. Apparently he’s a fan

Where Dreams Go To Die: Gary Robbins and The Barkley Marathons

December 21st, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

What Where Dreams Go to Die does best is allow Robbins to be the brash, charming yet self-effacing running star he is, and this scene needs so badly.

Documentary showing Gary Robbins’ Barkley attempts goes on tour across Canada in October

September 6th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Reviews, Trail Running | 1 Comment »

A second big-deal Barkley Marathons documentary hits the big screen, with Robbins and filmmaker Ethan Newberry

Biographical documentary on Mo Farah to be released in UK on December 5

November 29th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

After yet another successful year on the track, British star Mo Farah looks forward to the release of a documentary based on him.

Must-watch documentary series: Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing

November 23rd, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

While one film based on the Boston Marathon bombing has grabbed a lot of attention lately, a documentary mini series on the major historical event is another must-watch for runners.

Worth watching: “Andre De Grasse’s Road to Rio” mini doc

August 11th, 2016 by Michael Doyle | Posted in Racing, Rio 2016, Running videos | No Comments »

In a 22-minute documentary by the CBC, we follow Canada’s superstar sprinter through his first year as a pro, leading up to the Rio Games.

Film starring Rio-bound Charles Philibert-Thiboutot featured on Air Canada flights

July 17th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Reviews | No Comments »

A docu-fiction film starring Canadian 1,500m runner Charles Philibert-Thiboutot is currently featured on Air Canada’s inflight entertainment.

BBC One announces new Mo Farah documentary

March 19th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah’s life will be documented in an upcoming BBC One film which is expected to be released ahead of this summer’s Games.

New Zealand runner documents running 50 back-to-back mountain marathons in new trail film

February 16th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Canadian Trails, Reviews, Runs & Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

A new trail film takes a look at one mountain runner who takes on an incredible run, running 50 mountain peaks an large elevation gains.  For a lot of runners, hill workouts are tough […]

Documentary on Steve Fonyo to premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

September 5th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

Hurt, a documentary that tells the story of cross-Canada runner Steve Fonyo, will have its world premiere on Sept. 14 at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The film, directed by Alan Zweig (also […]