Gary Robbins is no ordinary runner. Where Dreams Go To Die takes a look at Robbins’ quest to conquer the gruelling Barkley Marathons. Spanning a distance of more than 100 miles, The Barkley Marathons are often named as the toughest endurance running event in the world. Gary Robbins is followed throughout his two-year journey to complete the run.
Where Dreams Go To Die is about a journey toward the achievement of a single goal. Robbins’ journey is explored through the lens of the mental and physical toll enacted by the pursuit of a dream. Many in Robbins’ position often discover that the aftermath of accomplishing such a lofty goal comes with its own unique torments. This is a story of sacrificing the entirety of one’s life to achieve a single purpose.