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Q: Why are you shorter after a marathon?
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Last American to win a gold metal in the marathon?

Frank Shorter was the last American to win a gold medal in the marathon in 1972 Joan Benoit won gold in the women's marathon at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.

How long is the Olympic marathon race?

The race is 42.195 kilometers.An ordinary marathon is a tiny bit shorter at 46,145 yards (26 miles + 385 yards, about 26.22 miles).26 miles and 385 yards.

What actors and actresses appeared in Spirit of the Marathon - 2007?

The cast of Spirit of the Marathon - 2007 includes: Dick Beardsley as Dick Beardsley Leah Caille as Leah Caille Deena Kastor as Deena Kastor Daniel Njenga as Daniel Njenga Paula Radcliffe as Paula Radcliffe Frank Shorter as Frank Shorter Kathrine Switzer as herself

What distance is a marathon running race?

An "ordinary" marathon is 26 miles and 385 yards (26.22 miles) or 46145 yards. The Olympic marathon is 42.195 kilometers, which is longer by about 4.7 inches. Any marathon race may add up to 42 meters to assure that the actual course distance qualifies under IAAF rules (1 meter per kilometer).

What is the standard distance of a marathon race in the Olympics?

42.195 km (about 26.22 miles) The "ordinary marathon" is also about 26.22 miles, more precisely 26 miles+385 yards, or 46145 yards, a tiny bit shorter (0.013 yards).

What movie and television projects has Frank Shorter been in?

Frank Shorter has: Played himself in "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" in 1962. Played Fred Long in "Without Limits" in 1998. Played Union Marine in "The Hunley" in 1999. Played Frank Shorter in "Spirit of the Marathon" in 2007. Performed in "Athlete" in 2010.

Why is starch preferable to marathon runners than sugar?

Sugar passes through your bloodstream more quickly, so its overall effect lasts for a shorter amount that carbohydrates.

What do you need to eat to ride a bike?

For shorter runs no dietary adaption is required. For longer rides you can benefit from the same kind of preparation as marathon runners and other endurance athletes do.

What is a full marathon?

A full marathon is the 26.2 miles that you run for example the London marathon is a full marathon

What has the author Marnie Caron written?

Marnie Caron has written: 'Marathon and half marathon' -- subject(s): Training, Marathon running 'Marathon and half marathon' -- subject(s): Marathon running, Training

How many miles are in half a marathon?

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.