• Run the Race (2019)

Run the Race

Release Date: February 22nd, 2019

DVD Release Date: June 18th, 2019

PG |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

All-star athlete Zach Truett finds glory on the high school football field -- working to earn a college scholarship and a ticket out of town. When a devastating knee injury forces Zach to the sidelines, his brother laces up his cleats to compete in track and field. Despite the setback, there seems to be one silver lining for Zach -- he soon develops a budding relationship with a young nurse who works at the hospital.

Cast: Tanner Stine, Kristoffer Polaha, Evan Hofer, Kelsey Reinhardt, Mario Van Peebles, Mykelti Williamson, Frances Fisher, Jake McEntire

Director: Chris Dowling

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Reserve Entertainment

Distributors: Roadside Attractions

Keywords: House, Inspiring, Transformation, Growing up, Heartwarming, Brother, Underdog, Love, Fall, Touching, 2010s, Emotional, Hospital

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    It’s competent on several levels, generally well-acted and no more unpleasant than it is challenging. show more

  • 25
    Carlos AguilarTheWrap

    As if eager to self-sabotage its chances at being a somewhat palatable, not grossly preachy example for future projects, the final minutes of Run the Race do away with any measure of moderation the film had previously exhibited. show more

  • 50
    Christy LemireRogerEbert.com

    Director/co-writer Chris Dowling infuses his sports drama with a grungy sense of place, making Run the Race feel a bit like a Christian version of “Friday Night Lights.” show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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