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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.

How Far Is a Marathon? - Verywell

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Sep 26, 2016 ... Thinking about training for a marathon? Find out the distance of a marathon and how to train for a marathon.

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' ...

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 ...

The Marathon's Accidental Route to 26 Miles 385 Yards - The New ...

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Apr 20, 2012 ... The 1900 Olympic marathon in Paris covered just over 25 miles, and the 1904 Olympic marathon in St. Louis returned to the distance of 24.85 ...

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 ...

History of the Marathon - AIMS

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The Marathon has been an Olympic distance since the modern Olympics started in 1896, but nothing like it was ever seen in the ancient Olympics, run from ...

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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 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).

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 ...