Olympic marathon distances. Year, Distance (km), Distance (miles). 1896, 40,
24.85. 1900, 40.26, 25.02. 1904, 40, 24.85. 1906, 41.86 ...
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 ...
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).
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 ...
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
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 ...
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.
Jan 15, 2016 ... Thinking about training for a marathon? Find out the distance of a marathon and
how to train for a marathon.
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
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.