Skid Row Marathon
A judge starts a running club on LA’s notorious skid row and begins training a motley group of addicts and criminals to run marathons. Lives change.
25% of all rentals and purchases of SKID ROW MARATHON will be donated to Community First to help in the construction of their running track.
“Undeniably uplifting…, this US-made documentary tracks a running group of recovering addicts and paroled convicts who train for marathons together.” - Guardian
“Highly motivational.” - Hollywood Reporter
When a criminal court judge starts a running club on LA’s notorious skid row and begins training a motley group of addicts and criminals to run marathons, lives begin to change.
SKID ROW MARATHON follows four runners as they rise from the mean streets of LA to run marathons around the world, fighting the pull of homelessness and addiction at every turn.
Their story is one of hope, friendship, and dignity.