A marathon, by definition, is 26 miles and 385 yards, or 42.195 kilometers.
Olympic marathon distances. Year, Distance (km), Distance (miles). 1896, 40,
24.85. 1900, 40.26, 25.02. 1904, 40, 24.85. 1906, 41.86 ...
Aug 21, 2014 ... The atmosphere at a marathon is electric and with all the likeminded ... the 26.2-
mile distance is difficult to recover from (yes, even if you run ...
www.halhigdon.com/writing/59684/MARATHON SHORTENED: 26.2 becomes 24.5 miles
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 ...
Oct 29, 2013 ... And since we're in the thick of prime marathon season -- is anyone ... "When we'
re using all our available time and energy for distance, we tend ...
Dec 18, 2014 ... Thinking about training for a marathon? Find out the distance of a marathon and
how to train for a marathon.
Oct 29, 2014 ... The marathon may have ancient roots, but the foot race's official length ... from the
site of Marathon to Athens, a distance of about 40 kilometers, ...
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 ...
At the 1908 Olympic Games in London, the marathon distance was changed to
26.2 miles to cover the ground from Windsor Castle to White City Stadium, with ...
The Marathon Distance in Perspective. Most people have running a marathon on
their bucket list, but before that they may ask, “how long is a marathon?” This is ...