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26.2 Fun Facts About Marathons - Fitness Center - Everyday Health


Oct 28, 2011 ... Wow your favorite runner with surprising facts like why it's 26.2 miles long, what it takes to beat Oprah's time, and why it's called a marathon in ...

30 Kickass and Interesting Facts About Marathons | KickassFacts.com


Jan 14, 2014 ... Here are 30 Kickass and Interesting Facts About Marathons. 1-5 Interesting Facts About Marathons 1. Dean.

10 Things You Never Knew About: Marathons - MensXP.com


Here are some startling facts about these lengthy races that we're sure you didn't know.

Marathon Facts | Squizzes


The Marathon apparently comes from the Greek legend of Pheidippides (you say Fay Dipi dees) who ran 25 miles to let the people of Athens know they had won ...

London Marathon 2016 – Marathon facts – Time Out London


Mar 24, 2016 ... You don't have to run the marathon to know what it's all about. Without breaking a sweat, read our ten marvellous marathon facts. Share Tweet ...

26 facts about the New York City Marathon - NY Daily News


Oct 20, 2015 ... The Museum of the City of New York celebrates the New York City Marathon just days ahead of its Nov. 1 running with a first-of-its-kind ...



Before the winners come down Diamond Head Road and enter Kapiolani Park with the finish in sight, here are eleven stats and fun facts to keep in mind as the ...

The Boston Marathon Fact Sheet - Fact Monster


Marathon Facts. The Boston Marathon, organized by the Boston Athletic Association, is the world's oldest marathon. It takes place on the third Monday in April, ...

ACE Fit | Fitness Facts | How to Train for a Marathon


The marathon is a 26.2 mile adventure and is seen as the ultimate test of character, discipline, and fitness by many. If you have your sights set on finishing a.

Boston Marathon Facts — 5 Things To Know About The Legendary ...


Apr 16, 2016 ... The Boston Marathon will attract tens of thousands of participants as ... Boston Marathon: 5 Incredible Facts About The Epic Long Distance ...

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100 Fascinating Facts About the Marathon - The 100 Day Marathon ...


Mar 7, 2014 ... marathon facts Legend has it that the very first marathon took place in Greece, when Pheidippides ran from the city of Marathon all the way to ...

Fun Facts About Running a Marathon | LIVESTRONG.COM


Jul 20, 2015 ... Almost half a million Americans ran a marathon in 2012, according to Running USA's "Annual Marathon Report." For each of the 93 marathons.

26 fantastic London Marathon 2016 facts - Events - Runner's World


From speedy celebrities to 250 vats of lube, in its 36-year history the almighty Virgin Money London Marathon has amassed some rather interesting facts.