Marathon From Ethiopia
The Marathon originate from Ethiopia. The marathon was one of the original modern Olympic events in 1896 though the distance did not become standardized until 1921. More than 500 marathons are held throughout the world. The rules are you have to run with out stopping, you can not cheat, you are not aloud to do anything to any other person that are in the marathon because you can get suspended from the marathon.The length of the marathon is 42,195 meters. The scoring occurs by who runs past the finish line first, second, third, and so on. There were 119 people in the marathon. The basic strategy of the marathon is run and don't start off to fast. Some equipment used in the marathon are hurdles, running shoes, baton, bar, and more.
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