Run With Running America

Running America is a documentary film that will follow elite adventurer Charlie Engle (Running The Sahara) and the only person in the world to complete the Triple Crown of Extreme Sports, Marshall Ulrich, on their record breaking run from San Francisco to New York.

Runningamerica08.com is your window into the run — as it's happening. It's been said that at this particular time in history this run is a metaphor for finding the heart and soul of America — and reflects a wish to bring the country together from coast to coast. Others think it's simply an amazing challenge and a feat of sheer determination and willpower.

Whatever your interest — enthusiast, runner, or observer — the Running America community is here. And there's still time to sign up to run a mile with Charlie and Marshall - just click that link. Thanks!


Some Random Favorite Moments …

November 11, 2008

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Recovery Period

November 11, 2008

Every event of this sort has a recovery period. Both Marshall and Charlie finished their journeys and we have all started to return to our respective lives. The daily texts and phone calls from crew and runners have started to dwindle. It seems winter is almost here, and we’re all wondering where Fall went to, knowing that we were just too preoccupied to notice. (more…)

Day 1 - 9/13 Friday, September 12, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of San Fran/Fisherman's Wharf Area

Day 2 - 9/14 Saturday, September 13, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Dixon/U.C. Davis Area

Day 3 - 9/15 Sunday, September 14, 2008 - Days Inn Sutter Creek

Day 4 - 9/16 Monday, September 15, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of South Lake Tahoe, CA

Day 5 - 9/17 Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Reno, NV

Day 6 - 9/18 Wednesday, September 17, 2008- Super 8 Motel of Fallon, NV

Day 7 - 9/19 Thursday, September 18, 2008

Day 8 - 9/20 Friday, September 19, 2008

Day 9 - 9/21 Saturday, September 20, 2008

Day 10 - 9/22 Sunday, September 21, 2008

Day 11 - 9/23 Monday, Semptember 22, 2008

Day 12 - 9/24 Tuesday, September 23, 2008 -Super 8 Motel of Nephi, UT

Day 13 - 9/25 Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Provo, UT

Day 14 - 9/26 Thursday, September 25, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Price, UT

Day 15 - 9/27 Friday, September 26, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Vernal, UT

Day 16 - 9/28 Saturday, September 27

Day 17 - 9/29 Sunday, September 28 - Super 8 Motel of Steamboat Springs, CO

Day 18 - 9/30 Monday, September 29

Day 19 - 10/01 Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Day 20 - 10/02 Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Windsor, CO

Day 21 - 10/03 Thursday, October 2, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Ft. Morgan, CO

Day 22 - 10/04 Friday, October 3, 2008

Day 23 - 10/05 Saturday, October 4, 2008 - Days Inn - Mc Cook

Day 24 - 10/06 Sunday, October 5, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Holdrege, NE

Day 25 - 10/07 Monday, October 6. 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Hastings, NE

Day 26 - 10/08 Tuesday, October 7, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of York, NE

Day 27 - 10/09 Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - Super 8 Motel Nebraska City

Day 28 - 10/10 Thursday, October 9, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Clarinda, IA

Day 29 - 10/11 Friday, October 10, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Lamoni, IA

Day 30 - 10/12 Saturday, October 11, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Ottumwa, IA

Day 31 - 10/13 Sunday, October 12, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Burlington, IA

Day 32 - 10/14 Monday, October 13, 2008 - Super8 Motel of Pekin, IL

Day 33 - 10/15 Tuesday, October 14, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of El Paso, IL

Day 34 - 10/16 Wednesday, October 15, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Watseka, IL

Day 35 - 10/17 Thursday, October 16, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Rochester, IN

Day 36 - 10/18 Friday, October 17, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Ft. Wayne, IN

Day 37 - 10/19 Saturday, October 18, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Wapakoneta, OH

Day 38 - 10/20 Sunday, October 19, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Mansfield, OH

Day 39 - 10/21 Monday, October 20, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Akron/Green/Uniontown, OH

Day 40 - 10/22 Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of New Castle, PA

Day 41 - 10/23 Wednesday, October 22, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Indiana, PA

Day 42 - 10/24 Thursday, October 23, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of State College, PA

Day 43 - 10/25 Friday, October 24, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Burnham/Lewistown, PA

Day 44 - 10/26 Saturday, October 25, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of Kutztown, PA

Day 45 - 10/27 Sunday, October 26, 2008 - Super 8 Motel of North Bergen, NJ

Photos from the Field

November 2, 2008
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Running America

Charlie Engle

For Elite adventurer, Charlie Engle, every day brings a new challenge. He has run through some of the most forbidding terrain on the planet and has learned many lessons about life along the sway. With a lot of determination and the ability to endure hardships in every way, Charlie has moved from a life of drugs and alcohol to a life of understanding and learning to live with himself. After many years of sobriety, he has become a top athlete, spokesperson and philanthropist.

Running America

Marshall Ulrich

Marshall Ulrich, 57, is the only person in the world to complete the Triple Crown of Extreme Sports: world class ultra runner, record setting adventure racer, and Seven Summits mountaineer. His specialty is competing in extreme conditions including desert and adventure racing, as well as mountaineering. Marshall has:

  • Completed over 116 ultra marathons averaging over 100 miles each.
  • Completed 12 expedition length adventure races, including all nine Eco Challenge adventure races - something only two other people in the world have done.
  • Reached the summit of each of the Seven Summits, including Mount Everest, all on first attempts.
  • Some Random Favorite Moments …

    November 11, 2008

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