Run for Your Life Reviews

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Martin Tsai
Village Voice
December 23, 2014
Lebow's physical endurance as a runner wasn't as intriguing as his sheer determination to succeed as a promoter of the sport.
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Alissa Simon
Variety
August 2, 2011
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
October 31, 2008
Made primarily for those who already know why Fred Lebow deserves his own documentary, this biography of the New York City Marathon founder isn't quite compelling enough to draw couch potatoes from their living rooms.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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A.O. Scott
New York Times
October 29, 2008
A new documentary offers a salutary and touching reminder that the race, like nearly everything else great about New York City, was the creation of a stubborn visionary.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5