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

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 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 ...

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).

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

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You know you're going to be able to run the 5K distance, and that should put your mind at ease. But it's one .... 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. It's long enough to feel challenged, but not so long that training for it completely consumes your life. Below are a few good ...

How Long is a Marathon? - Tempo - 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 ...

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

How Long Should Your Long Runs Be During Marathon Training ...

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As Lesser looks back on his marathon training experience last spring, he says ... Because extra recovery is needed, the drawbacks of 'over-distance long runs' ...