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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 ... Marathons are all the rage these days, but the demanding distance isn't for everyone. Here are some things to consider. Marathon participation ...

How Long is a Marathon? | Rock n Roll Marathon Series

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Upon hearing this, they will then equate that distance in comparison to their morning commute for frame of reference, which is usually a shock in itself. But to put ...

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 ...

26 Reasons Not To Run A Marathon | Huffington Post

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Oct 29, 2013 ... And since we're in the thick of prime marathon season -- is anyone else's ... Anywhere from about 30 to 50 percent of distance runners will have ...

History of the Original Classic Marathon | Athens Marathon

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The modern Classic Athens Marathon commemorates the run of the soldier Pheidippides from a battlefield at the site of the town of Marathon, Greece, to Athens ...

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.

Why is the official distance of a full marathon always 42.195 ... - Quora

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As others have mentioned, traditionally marathons (inspired by the distance ran by Pheidippides after the Battle of Marathon) were about 25 miles, which is NOT  ...

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

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HIGH-CARB DIETS: Best for Runners · BEST MARATHON ADVICE: Charge Your Battery · BOSTON 2014 · THE 20-MILE LIMIT: How long should your longest ...

Nancy Clark - Hal Higdon Training Programs

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HIGH-CARB DIETS: Best for Runners · BEST MARATHON ADVICE: Charge Your Battery · BOSTON 2014 · THE 20-MILE LIMIT: How long should your longest ...

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How Far Is a Marathon? - Verywell

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Thinking about training for a marathon? Find out the distance of a marathon and how to train for a marathon.

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 of ... distance that happened to be 26.2 miles (26 miles and 385 yards).

7 Training Tips for Your First Half Marathon | ACTIVE

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The half marathon is a great distance. It's long enough to feel challenged, but not so long that training for it completely consumes your life. Below are a few good ...