Town of Runners

Director Jerry Rothwell
Genre Documentary
Runtime 80 minutes
Supplier Dogwoof
Release Date In theatres on June 29, 2012


Town of Runners is a feature documentary about young runners from Bekoji - an Ethiopian highland town which has produced some of the world's greatest distance athletes, including Tirunesh Dibaba, Kenenisa Bekele and Derartu Tulu.

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Press & Articles

“The Ethiopian town that's home to the world's greatest runners” - The Guardian

“A surprising and surprisingly touching documentary about Olympic runners.” - Little White Lies

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