Billy Yang’s Latest Film, The Why


“In the end, I guess we all have our hundred different reasons for doing this but running 100 miles doesn’t have to be your journey, although I think we can agree that we can all benefit from stepping outside what’s familiar and comfortable just a bit. For me, the finish line, one of my favorite places in the world, gives you a little peek into the satisfaction of doing so.”

Whether you’re into ultrarunning or not, the storytelling and cinematography of Billy Yang’s latest film, The Why, are top notch, and will inspire you to find your own “why” in whatever form it may take.

Disclosure: I coached Billy for last summer’s Leadville 100 but his journey during—and in the months leading up to—the race was epic: highs, lows, doubt, triumph, all of it. 

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