four years, the world of track and field focuses on one event, and in
2004, the focus was on Athens. Across the U.S., runners dreamed of representing
their country, competing against the best, and being an Olympian.
Thousand Meters: Nothing Comes Easy chronicles the quest of nine
runners attempting to make the team in the 5k.
were considered favorites to make the team. Others were virtual unknowns
hoping to breakout at the right time. But through the training, the
injuries, the races, the disappointment, and the breakthroughs, they
will give everything they have to chase the same dream.