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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 ... Whether you're planning to run a 5K, 10K, half marathon, ... the proper mileage totals to succeed in distances from the 5K to the marathon.

Is 100 Miles the New Marathon? | Runner's World

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May 18, 2015 ... Now that 26.2 miles is mainstream, more people—including elite road racers— are considering ultra distances and what it takes to finish them.

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 ...

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.

5K or 10K: Which Distance Should Beginners Run First? | ACTIVE

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Many beginning runners are in a routine where they run roughly three miles three ... You know you're going to be able to run the 5K distance, and that should put .... from 5k running races and marathons to softball leagues and local events.

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 ...

Marathon Pace Calculator - WalkJogRun

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Use the marathon pace calculator to estimate your marathon pace based on a ... distances based on your run of 3.00 m at 10:00 per mile pace / 06:12 per km.

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.

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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.

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 ...

Why is a marathon 26.2 miles? - Ask History

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Oct 29, 2014 ... The marathon may have ancient roots, but the foot race's official length of ... distance that happened to be 26.2 miles (26 miles and 385 yards).