The Runner action-adventure murder mystery plunges viewers into an explosive story that tracks Josh Rundell, social activist vlogger, parkour traceur and skateboarder, as he outruns, flips and climbs the law in order to prove himself innocent of a wrongful murder conviction. As Josh fights to clear his name he uncovers layers of intrigue and corruption that live at the heart of the mystery. Detective Lopez is hell bent on putting Josh back behind bars. Will Josh solve the mystery before Lopez closes in?
The stakes are high when Josh Rundell is arrested for a murder he did not commit. He has been working as a research assistant for Dr. Vale on a psychology experiment focusing on social media when the professor turns up dead. Convicted on circumstantial evidence, Josh escapes custody and goes on the run. With gritty production values captured on cell phones, surveillance cameras, news reports and Skype calls the story unfolds with compelling realism and constant urgency. Music driven parkour and skateboard sequences are peppered throughout the series as Josh evades police using every parkour and skateboarding trick in the book to keep one step ahead of the law and uncover the evidence he needs to clear his name.
Producers: Liz Scully, Leonard Terhoch
Category: Mystery/Thriller, Drama