Marathon in Uganda

 Marathon's originated in Greece, in the year 490 BC. The sport is played by running a certain distance to win. As many as ten thousand participants can be running at time. The average time to run a marathon is 4 hours, 21 minutes, and 21 seconds.

      There is no scoring during the game, whoever runs the fastest wins.The field dimensions are 26 miles and 385 yards. The basic strategies for running marathons are train a lot, be at peak condition, and make sure to pace yourself during the race. A major penalty in the sport is using drugs, and it just got tougher when the anti-doping act was introduced.

   The type of equipment used in the sport is mostly conditioning things like proper clothing such as, running sneakers, hydration belt, and a tracking device. There are a lot of leagues for marathons. They are international races, races in the Olympics, or you could just run the distance by yourself or with a friend. It started out as battle but know it has changed into running for fun.

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