To date, the fastest time in the Boston Marathon is 2:03:02. This equates to a pace of 12.7862 miles per hour.
Runners in the Chicago Marathon complete 26.2 miles. This is the standard marathon distance. They Chicago Marathon also offers a half marathon option which is 13.1 miles.
They run in a race called a marathon. A full marathon is 26 miles 385 yards (42.195 km).
It's 26.2 miles long because that's how long a marathon is that's why it's called the Boston Marathon.
There is just one full marathon that consists of 26.2 miles. Due to the popularity of the race, the marathon has been spit into a half marathon and today many runners enjoy running half the distance 13.1 miles. The half marathon does not carry the same prestige of a marathon, and is often thought as a preparatory race for a marathon. I hope i have answered your question.
Marathon runners train their bodies so that they are prepared for the 26.2 miles of running. Each mile run during training helps condition them for the challenge. However, when the pain hits, the battle becomes more mental than physical. The unique thing about marathon pain is that there is a completely effective way of stopping the pain - you just have to stop running. Not a very good option for someone trying to finish a marathon. So in the end, the marathon isn't so much about suppressing pain as it is running through it.
The Boston Marathon is a foot race of 26 miles, 385 yards (42.2 km.), that is run annually in the City of Boston.
I depends if you are running a full marathon or a half marathon but a full marathon is 26.2 miles
A Marathon race is 26 miles long
The Comrades Marathon is a much longer and more difficult course than the Boston Marathon. Comrades has more cumulative elevation change than the comparatively flat Boston course (by far), and it traverses 55.9 miles through South Africa, as compared to the 26.2 miles of the Boston Marathon. In short, it is longer and harder.
A marathon is a running event in which participants try to reach the goal of 26.2 miles.
This is called a marathon