Five running movies that will inspire you to hit the pavement

57
Five running movies that will inspire you to hit the pavement

This story is part of an Olympic.ca series on running called Canada Runs.

Looking for some inspiration before starting your running season? Hollywood’s got you covered. Here are five running movies that are sure to make you want to reach for those sneakers.

SEE ALSO: Top 20 greatest sports movies of all-time


Chariots of Fire -1981

McFarland, USA – 2015

Without Limits – 1998

Four Minutes – 2005

Prefontaine – 1997

RELATED: Canada gearing up for big year in women’s heptathlon
RELATED: Most memorable Olympic running moments

Honourable mentions

Run Forest, Run!


Tom Cruise

When it comes to running on the big screen, no one does it better and more often than Tom Cruise. The 52 year-old actor has been at it for decades now, with no sign of slowing down.

Rocky’s run

Your sports. Your teams. The ISN Daily Digest.

Sign up to the ISN Daily Digest and sit back while we pick the previous day’s best headlines and speed them straight to your inbox every morning.
Email address
First Name*
We abide by all applicable emailing laws including 100% CAN-SPAM/CASL/US CAN-SPAM Act compliance. No spam!