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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 ...

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 ... the distance of the 1896 Olympic marathon was set at 40 kilometers.

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 ...

How Far Is a Marathon? - About Health

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Jan 15, 2016 ... Thinking about training for a marathon? Find out the distance of a marathon and how to train for a marathon.

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 ...

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 ...

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 a Week Should I Run? | Runner's World

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Jul 24, 2007 ... ... runners to collegiate and Olympic glory what he considered the proper mileage totals to succeed in distances from the 5K to the marathon.

How to Progress From a Half to a Full Marathon | Runner's World

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Apr 14, 2016 ... Kaitlin asks: I've run several half marathons and I'm considering a full marathon, but I'm a little freaked out about the double distance. Do you ...

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A marathon, by definition, is 26 miles and 385 yards, or 42.195 kilometers.
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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 ...

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 ...

Marathon Pace Calculator - WalkJogRun

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Use the marathon pace calculator to estimate your marathon pace based on a ... Enter the race distance and duration in hours minutes and seconds to get a list ...