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because they train harder than sprinters. try to run a marathon then you'll understand why they deserve more money than sprinters.

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Q: Why marathon runners make more money than sprinters and how much they make?
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I heard that marathon runners make more money than sprinters. i am curious. Is it true and why?

it all depends on who you are and how popular you are, when i say popular i mean, how many fans you have and what sponsors you have, and how many races you have competed in and won.

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Are sprints or distance runs better for lean legs?

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Do free runners make money?

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What do four runners make up?

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Why must a runner respire anaerobically after a while?

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