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Top filmmaker Keegan Kuhn – the co-director behind Cowspiracy and What the Health – is releasing a new film.

Running for Good is the official Fiona Oakes documentary. It follows Oakes – a veteran of more than 50 marathons – in her attempt not only to set a new global record in endurance racing, but to compete in the ‘toughest footrace on earth’ the Marathon Des Sables, 250km race through the Sahara Desert.

Kuhn spoke about the must-see movie in this exclusive interview with Plant Based News‘ Founder Klaus Mitchell.

Klaus Mitchell interviews Keegan Kuhn.Subscribe to PBN’s YouTube Channel here

‘An amazing person’

Kuhn – who describes Oakes as ‘an amazing person with an amazing backstory’ – told Mitchell: “Oakes has run pretty much every extreme race in the world, and she does that to promote veganism and to show you that a vegan diet doesn’t hold you back from doing anything.”

Speaking about the film, which he described as ‘a really exciting, beautifully shot sports documentary’, he said: “It’s a departure from Cowspiracy and What the Health…it’s a single story…and really an emotional and inspiring documentary.

“I think a lot of people who are athletically-minded, who think they have to eat animal products to continue with their sports, will be inspired to realize you can do anything on a plant-based diet – and it might even benefit your athleticism.”

You canwatch the interview with Keeghan Kuhn here. There’s no release information about the film yet. You cansign up to receive updates here

Maria Chiorando

Maria is the editor of Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle.