According to their website
it follows 13 generally sedentary people through a training regimen designed to prepare them for an ultimate test of stamina and endurance. Created in cooperation with the Boston Athletic AssociationÂ®, which granted NOVA unprecedented access to the 111th Boston MarathonÂ®, and Tufts University, “Marathon Challenge” takes viewers on a unique adventure inside the human body, tracking the physiological changes that exercise can bring about.
The Marathon Challenge site offers team biographies, journal entries from the participants, a complete training schedule, expert advice, and much more.
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