the name of a Greek city
The marathon originated in an ancient town in Greece known as Marathon.
In ancient Greece a messenger had to deliver a very important warning. He ran 42km, delivering the important message on time, but because of the lack of training he died out of exhaustion. His name was marathon.
Typically the term for a 13-mile run is hyphenated half-marathon.
Pheiddipidies a boy from the town of marathon was told to run to Athens to deliver the news that the Persians had been defeateed in the battle of marathon.
26.2 miles. The term "Marathon" refers to the distance of 26.2 miles (42 kilometers).
The Marathon race commemorates the run of a soldier Pheidippides from the Battlefield near Marathon, Greece to Athens in 490BC bringing the news of the victory over the Persians. He collapsed and died at the end of the historic run
The city of Marathon in Greece. The name for the foot-racecomes from the legend of Pheidippides, a Greek messenger who ran from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens to announce the Greek victory over the Persians, 490BC. A distance of 42.195Kms
The word marathon comes from Greece. After a war a man ran the 26 odd miles to deliver the message that they had won a war, he uttered the message and then collapsed and then died. In memory of this man a marathon is run the exact distance he ran.
a man ran a long way and died because of it they decided to name it a marathon the first olympics started` in the 1800 's
The Marathon started in a place called Marathon.
A full marathon is the 26.2 miles that you run for example the London marathon is a full marathon
Marathon, Greece started the marathon by messengers jogging to and back and forth from Marathon Greece and other cities; hence the name marathon.
Marathon is a place in Greece, there was a battle there between the Greeks and the Persians and the Greeks won they were so thrilled with there victory that the Greeks sent a runner from marathon to anthens to tell of the great victory. The disants between marathon and anthens eg 45 km then originated as the marathon run we have to day but what most people don't know is that the guy died of exhaustion soon after he got there and told every one. he did it in a couple of hours or an hour so he could have one of the best times for a marathon but he died.
From the runner who ran the the city of marthon which was a greek that was 25 miles away from Athens
I depends if you are running a full marathon or a half marathon but a full marathon is 26.2 miles
The address of the Marathon Branch is: 515 Washington Street, Marathon, 54448 0245
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According to legend, the marathon springs from an account of a Greek soldier who ran from the town of Marathon to Athens, which is about 25 miles and some change, to inform the Senate that the Battle of Marathon had been won. The legend states that the soldier ran the entire difficult, mountainous route nonstop, declared "We are victorious", collapsed and died.
There are 26.2 miles in a full marathon, thus there are 13.1 miles in a half marathon. No odd calculations... a half marathon is a half marathon.
there was a guy who ran the marathon at the battle of marathon and so it was created
A marathon is 26 miles and 385 yards. In kilometers the distance of a marathon is 42.19. The marathon is an Olympic event.
The address of the Marathon Public Library is: 306 W Attica, Marathon, 50565 0022
the battle of marathon, where a runner took the news of the Athenian victory back to Athens. After running for miles, he entered the city square, screamed "Nike" and then collapsed dead on the spot.