09/18/2014 by | Leave a comment
Summer is winding down and as we slide into fall, race season is kicking into gear. The weather’s getting mild and running events are aplenty. There’s no better time to get out, enjoy a nice run in the beautiful autumn weather and get those Fitbit steps in.
Perhaps you need a little inspiration? We’ve got you covered. If you’re looking for a weeknight/weekend movie that’s both entertaining and motivational, these five classic running flicks won’t let you down.
1. Chariots of Fire
You can’t have a running-movie list without Chariots of Fire. This 1981 pic that won 4 Academy Awards and tells the story of a two British runners — one Jewish and one Christian — who compete in the 1924 Olympics. Though a bit dated, the film still holds up nicely. Plus, it’s got enough dream chasing, personal sacrifice, and downright competitive honor to get you off the couch and into your sneaks. read more