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Marathon at Mount Everest - the highest 42,195 km in the world

The award-winning film by Michele Ufer & Tobias Meinken


Synopsis

Official film poster: Marathon at Mount Everest

The documentary follows german ultra marathon runner and sport psychologist Michele Ufer on his way to the highest marathon of the world to Nepal.

The film tries to find answers to the following questions:

  • What type of personalities participate at an event like this?
  • What do the athletes experience during this adventure?
  • What gets them going?
  • How's the cultural interaction between Nepalis and people from other cultures living together in high altitude camps?
  • What are the challenges and how do the participants deal with them?

Those, who expect only experienced, trained and a bit crazy top athletes at this extreme running event will be surprised....

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