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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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Earlier, Olympics were started with the marathon race in which male and female police personnel have taken part.
The event was started with a marathon race in which male and female police personnel took part.
The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) and the Adventure Edge Club have jointly organized the marathon race with an aim to provide the youth an opportunity of adventure tourism and engage them in healthy activities.
The Akron Children's Hospital Akron Marathon Race Series will kick-off with the National Interstate 8k & 1 Mile on Saturday, June 24.
When I had run in marathon races back in the 1950s, the number of runners lining the start at Maindy Stadium for the annual Welsh Marathon Championship could be numbered on both hands.
SEVERAL local athletes travelled to South Africa to take part in the Comrades Marathon, the world's oldest and largest ultra marathon race.
In 2015, he ran dressed as an ostrich, and set a world record for "fastest marathon race run as a three-dimensional bird".
HUNDREDS of runners took on the Bangor 10K and half marathon race on Saturday.
10 "My half marathon race plan was to take it easy and enjoy the race by taking a few stops for photos and videos and to try not to finish last," said Asari.
Various sports games will be played in this festal including marathon race, cricket, football, chess, badminton, tennis, archery, darts, tug of war and other games as well as cultures progarmmes will be organize.
The event also captured the growing interest of Indonesian runners who have longed for a marathon race in the country for many years.
6 ( ANI ): Students and professionals in large numbers participated in marathon race, 'Run for the Indian economy' in Bhopal on Sunday for a resurgent India and to show concern for country's economy.
The 49-kilometer, 16-lap Bahrain Relay Marathon Race is the longest in the Middle East has been organized for twenty-three years consecutively.
Three people died and more than 150 were injured when two bombs exploded within seconds of each other at the finish line of the historic Boston Marathon race on Monday.
He was the first Namibian in the half marathon race that took place at the Sam Nujoma Stadium and was as a result chosen to participate in the Karavan Bulgaria on 06 October for the World Half Marathon race.