'Personal Record' details a year in the life of amateur marathon runner Chris Heusiler. Chris, 32, a failed actor turned personal trainer and recent father, has always desired to achieve more. A product of the 'middle-child complex', Chris is shadowed by his four hyper-competitive siblings. Inspired by his hero, Lance Armstrong, Chris decides to train for a year as an elite athlete to run a highly competitive time at the New York City Marathon. Motivated both by his personal desire and his desire to prove himself to his family, Chris is willing to make deep sacrifices in his life to achieve the near-impossible.