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VIDEO: Watch this new Barkley Marathons short film

Alexis Berg releases new Barkley Marathons film on the day that the 2018 race begins

Barkley Marathons

While Gary Robbins attempts to become the 16th finisher of the Barkley Marathons, watch photographer Alexis Berg’s new short film about last year’s race.

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Entitled La Barkley Sans Pitie, translated roughly to ‘The Barkley Marathons without mercy’, the film mixes still images with video interviews of the race director, Gary ‘Lazarus Lake’ Cantrell, Robbins and John Kelly, who became the 15th finisher of the Barkley Marathons in 2017. The short film is 20 minutes in length.

Berg’s film is the latest release about the race as Canadians may be familiar with Where Dreams Go To Die, a film focused on Robbins produced and directed by Ethan Newberry. Berg released the film on March 24, the start date of the 2018 Barkley Marathons.


Berg is once again in Frozen Head State Park for this year’s race and periodically posts photos from the race to his Instagram page.


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