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A marathon is 26.202 miles.

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How long is half a marathon?

The half marathon is a road race distance of exactly 21.0975 km, as defined by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), and the Road Running Technical Council of USA Track & Field (RRTC/USATF). The conversion of this distance into Imperial units is approximately -- not exactly -- 13.10938 miles. Half marathons such as The Disney Princess Half Marathon is a popular marathon that takes place in Orlando, Florida.


What is a good strategy for a half marathon road race?

A good strategy for running a half marathon road race is to establish your pace early. Maintain a comfortable pace throughout most of the race and then try to slightly increase during the final leg.


How long is a marathon?

The marathon is a road race distance of exactly 42.195 km, as defined by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS), and the Road Running Technical Council of USA Track & Field (RRTC/USATF). The conversion of this distance into Imperial units is approximately -- not exactly -- 26.21876 miles, a distance that is commonly rounded to 26.2 mile. The official length is 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards)It depends on the Marathon.


In what year did the Boston marathon begin?

The first Boston Marathon (known then as the Boston Athletic Association Road Race) was on April 19, 1897.


What is the longest race in the Olympics?

The longest athletics race in the Olympics is the marathon race, over 26 miles. But the longest of all is the mens cycling road race at 239km


Why is the length of a marathon 26miles and 385 yards?

The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards),[1] that is usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens.


How long is a 10k road race?

It is 10 kilometres, or 6.2 miles.


What is a 5k race?

A 5k race is 3.106 miles long. It is a short distance road race. It is one of the most common road races. The world record for this distance is 12:37 by Kenenisa Bekele.


What is a group of road runners called?

A marathon of roadrunners


For how many years has the London marathon been going on for?

The London Marathon is a road marathon that has been held each year in London since 1981.


When was Crowley Road Race created?

Crowley Road Race was created in 1976.


When was Peachtree Road Race created?

Peachtree Road Race was created in 1970.

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