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Synonyms for marathon

any long and arduous undertaking

a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards

a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians

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Hsieh wrote the previous half-marathon record in 2016 Kagawa Marugame International Half Marathon.
It started with the Royal Parks half marathon in October and since then I've run the Cardiff, Salisbury, Brighton, Bath and Conwy half marathons, and the Bermuda Triangle Challenge (a one-mile run on Friday, 10km on Saturday THEA'S RUNS SO FAR.
Kevin Dean, cross country track coach at Palmdale High School, took first place in the full marathon with a time of two hours, 50 minutes and 59 seconds.
So what did I do at the 30th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM)?
Around the town of Marathon, the intrusive rocks of the Coldwell Complex has become an active area for companies finding good numbers for copper, nickel and platinum group metals (PGMs).
Your marathon preparation occurs over several months.
Marathon Technologies Corporation, the developer and supplier of the industry's only fault- and disaster-tolerant solutions for Microsoft Windows environments, has announced the latest addition to its Endurance SplitSite product line.
Registration For Rocky Mountain Half Marathon Opens January 29, 2008
VALENCIA -- Pasta was on the plates of a few thousand Santa Clarita athletes Saturday night as runners and families prepared for the 12th annual Santa Clarita Marathon.
The textbook Marathon Medicine is simply the best text that exists today on medicine and related topics for the marathon.
A certain percentage of runners in any given marathon race will fail to finish.
WHAT: The Denver Marathon, scheduled for October 14, 2007, announced today that it will waive marathon entry fees to runners who were registered for the Chicago Marathon but were unable to finish.
Marathon appears to have a time differential that could lead to some fireworks at the finish line of the 21st running today.
At the first AMAA Boston meeting I attended in 1975, I did not run; I did not even know the distance of a marathon.
Whether you're a novice or an experienced runner, the marathon represents a challenge on a grand scale.