Marathon, Ethiopia By: Juliana Nichols
It originated from Pheidippides a Greek messenger who ran from Athens to Sparta over 240 kilometers (150 mi) each way.
How its played
A marathon is played by running a long-distance event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometers (26.21875 miles, or 26 miles 385 yards).
How many players
In a marathon there are over 300 members.
The length of a marathon that is a classic distance is no longer than 26 miles ( 385 yards).
During each scoring period the point from a maximum of two Qualifying Races will be scored. Each athlete must start in two Qualifying Races over the Series cycle to be eligible to compete in the championships. If a athlete earns points in more than two of the events, the athletes two highest finishes will be scored.
The purpose of a warm-up is to prepare your body to run at the races pace.
Assuming that you have a time goal for the marathon, and have trained a lot to get that exact time. If you have a pacing strategy it will help you to achieve your goal.
The equipment for a marathon is you need shorts a tank top and sneakers.
One league for a marathon is the Abbott World Marathon Majors.
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