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Marathon - Wikipedia

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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 ...

How Many Miles Do You REALLY Have To Run In Training ...

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Jul 9, 2015 ... Every runner is going to have their own “sweet spot” of mileage that they ... For the half marathon and marathon distance, you want to build a ...

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, or marathon, ... mileage totals to succeed in distances from the 5K to the marathon.

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

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That's good news if you want to run a 5K, as it's 3.1 miles. ... have the same confidence about being able to run the race distance of 6.2 miles since he or she never runs that far during their runs. .... How My First Marathon Completely Fell Apart.

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.

How Much Training Do You Need to Run a Half Marathon? | ACTIVE

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Thus, the key distinction between these two runners is the 13.1-mile distance— the first athlete has not run a 13.1-mile run whereas the second one has run 13.1  ...

26 Reasons Not To Run A Marathon | The 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 ...

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).

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 ...