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In November 2016 Filmmaker Kate McKenzie and I participated in the Marathon of Afghanistan in support of Afghan Women and Girls running for freedom and equality. Now The Secret Marathon film will be available to you.

In November 2016 Filmmaker Kate McKenzie and I participated in the Marathon of Afghanistan in support of Afghan Women and Girls running for freedom and equality. Now The Secret Marathon film will be available to you.

The Secret Marathon

About the Film: When the first Afghan woman stood up for her freedom and ran in the Marathon of Afghanistan, she started a movement for equality that spread around the world. Zainab’s story inspired legendary marathon runner, Martin Parnell, to imagine what his life might be like if his gender prevented him from going outside to run. Martin vowed to run in the Marathon of Afghanistan the following year to support Zainab, and partnered with filmmaker and first time marathoner, Kate McKenzie, to tell the story. 

To avoid making the marathon a target for terrorist attack, they must train, and travel to Afghanistan in secret, where they will uncover unexpected beauty, incredible hardships, and the amazing people who stand for change. This is the story of the brave Afghan women who are risking it all for the freedom to run.

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