Lessons Learned from Running Across America

On the heels of the 2016 presidential election, American ultrarunner Rickey Gates set off on foot across the U.S. to see more of the country during a period of intense political turmoil and deep divides. From Dean Leslie and Wandering Fever, TransAmericana follows Gates on a five-month and nearly 3,700-mile trip from South Carolina to San Francisco. What begins as a journey in search of a connection with his country ultimately becomes a story of identity, as Gates finds clarity and meaning in his own life. Read the book or watch the full film here.

Original source: https://www.outsideonline.com/2417133/transamericana-rickey-gates-running-film?utm_campaign=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=xmlfeed

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