Challenge of a Lifetime


2h 1985

Brief Synopsis

Penny Marshall stars as a lovable eccentric who becomes obsessed with competing in Hawaii's Ironman Triathlon -- a grueling day-long sports contest that consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile running race -- and her teenaged son encourages her to "go for it!" Much of the m

Film Details

Release Date
1985
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; Burbank Studios; Filmtrucks Inc
Distribution Company
Turner Home Entertainment Company
Location
Oahu, Hawaii, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Penny Marshall stars as a lovable eccentric who becomes obsessed with competing in Hawaii's Ironman Triathlon -- a grueling day-long sports contest that consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile running race -- and her teenaged son encourages her to "go for it!" Much of the movie was filmed on location in Oahu, and ABC Sports got involved through actual Triathlon footage into which the star was cleverly inserted.

Film Details

Release Date
1985
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; Burbank Studios; Filmtrucks Inc
Distribution Company
Turner Home Entertainment Company
Location
Oahu, Hawaii, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States February 14, 1985

Released in United States on Video August 1, 1990