Running To America is a story of pure inspiration. Four young Indigenous men from the Australian outback are plucked from obscurity by marathon legend Robert de Castella to run the world's most famous race, the New York Marathon. He's convinced that Indigenous Australians have a natural talent for distance running - but have never been given the chance to excel.
Running onto the field in front of 100,000 people, round the clock security and watched by millions around the world, this wasn't something Jesse had envisioned when he accepted a scholarship to attend university in the United States. This is the story of a kid from Queensland, Australia, who wins two national football championships with the Alabama Crimson tide in a sport that he only started playing in his late teens. With university complete Jesse has his eyes on something bigger: the NFL.