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Olympic marathon distances. Year, Distance (km), Distance (miles). 1896, 40, 24.85. 1900, 40.26, 25.02. 1904, 40, 24.85. 1906, 41.86 ...

3 Reasons Why You Should Not Run A Marathon | Competitor.com

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Sep 18, 2013 ... Given the numbers supported by data, it's obvious that running the vaunted 26.2- mile distance is quickly becoming the de facto goal for many ...

6 Rules to Determine How Many Miles a Week to Run | Runner's ...

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Jul 5, 2016 ... ... 10K, half marathon, or marathon, these rules will keep you fit and safe. ... mileage totals to succeed in distances from the 5K to the marathon.

MARATHON SHORTENED: 26.2 becomes 24.5 miles - Hal Higdon ...

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For more than a century marathoners have run a precise but quirky distance of 26 miles 385 yards, or 42.2 kilometers. No more. At a meeting of the World ...

26 Reasons Not To Run A Marathon - Huffington Post

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Oct 29, 2013 ... It's certainly an admirable feat to run 26.2 miles, but it's not for everyone. ... Anywhere from about 30 to 50 percent of distance runners will have ...

7 Training Tips for Your First Half Marathon | ACTIVE

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The half marathon is a great distance. ... range in length from 10, 14 or 16 weeks assume that you've already built a weekly mileage base of at least 15-20 miles.

Why Are Marathons 26.2 Miles Long? - Live Science

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Apr 19, 2010 ... So, de Coubertin organized the first official race from the Marathon Bridge to Olympic Stadium in Athens, a distance of about 24.85 miles or ...

How many miles is a 2K run? | Reference.com

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A 2-kilometer run is a good running distance with which to start... ... A marathon, the goal of many serious runners, is 26.2 miles, or 42 kilometers. A marathon is ...

Why is the marathon distance set to 42.195 km? - ahotu Marathons

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Feb 13, 2009 ... The official distance for a marathon is 42.195 km. But why is it so ... The distance in miles is 26 miles and 385 yards, commonly rounded to 26.2.

Going the distance: the mile, the marathon and the 10-miler | Life ...

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Jul 26, 2013 ... Once hugely popular, five and ten mile races have dwindled on the UK ... His route of some 25 miles was adopted as the marathon distance for ...

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Is Running 26.2 Miles Necessary Before Racing The Marathon ...

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Aug 21, 2014 ... ... or wise, to run 26.2 miles in training before racing a marathon. ... the 26.2-mile distance is difficult to recover from (yes, even if you run easy) ...

How Far Is a Marathon? - Verywell

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Jan 15, 2016 ... Find out the distance of a marathon and how to train for a marathon. ... hilly) and degree of difficulty, the distance is always 26.2 miles.

Why is a marathon 26.2 miles? - Ask History - History.com

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Oct 29, 2014 ... The marathon may have ancient roots, but the foot race's official length ... a distance of about 40 kilometers, or nearly 25 miles, with the news of ...