The Secret Marathon

A movement for equality

The Secret Marathon Book

When Martin Parnell got back from running in the marathon of Afghanistan, he decided he would write a book about his experience. This would be the story of his journey, but it would also include chapters written by the people he met along the way. It’s a beautiful story, and a glimpse into the lives of many of the people featured in this film.

The Secret Marathon: Empowering Women and Girls in Afghanistan through Sport

Read the behind the scenes story of the Marathon of Afghanistan which features chapters from characters featured in The Secret Marathon film.

In The Secret Marathon, readers will be transported to a country of beauty, hardship and complexity, sharing in the despair, resilience and friendliness of the Afghan people as they strive for freedom and equality for themselves and their fellow citizens.

To purchase the book and learn more please click here or on the image of the book.

The Book Trailer

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