it depends if they are a junior racer or a senior Olympic racer
but the relevant answer is a yes it is a 20km race
the other 2 races that will be held this year is a 19 km race
20km is 12.4274 miles.
Type your answer here... yes it is a 20km marathon
yes it is
firstly the word is spelt MARATHON not MARITHON, secondly it was the Athenians who won
That was Jane Saville of Sydney who was leading the race when she was disqualified for an 'illegal gait' as she was entering the Olympic Stadium (now known as Telesta Stadium). Saville came back in the 2004 Games to win bronze in the women's 20 km walk.
there is 12 runners in an olympic relay race