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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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NEWCASTLE'S Great Run Company has launched a new marathon in Scotland as part of plans to take its winning formula around the country.
The 2016 Air Force Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K will be Sept.
That is the bold prediction of the organisers of the first Birmingham International Marathon, which takes place in October next year.
Following the success of the IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships in the Welsh capital in March, when double Olympic champion Mo Farah finished third, more world class runners than ever before have accepted an invitation to run the Cardiff Half Marathon next month.
Giselle Carson of marks gray in Jacksonville completed the 2014 Boston marathon in 3:32:33.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Following the success of the ystanbul Marathon, which straddles the Bosporus Strait each November, the city will be hosting a half marathon along the Golden Horn on Sunday.
Summary: Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 27 (ANI): Ashish Kasodekar, a youth hailing from Pune, has become the first Indian to complete the 555 kms long 'La Ultra The High' marathon in Ladakh.
RIGA, Aug 27 (LETA) The Riga marathon will start its new season with a new main partner Rimi, and will be called the Rimi Riga Marathon, organizers of the event reported.
Habbies athlete Gemma Rankin has marathon gold in her sights after being added to a new marathon project headed up by Robert Hawkins, father and coach of Scottish marathon record holder Callum, and fellow Olympian and two-time National XC winner Derek, will lead the programme over the next few years.
Eldoret City Marathon will soon attain international standards following communication from World Marathon Rankings, the organizers of the World Marathon Majors.
Actress Anne Curtis is challenging herself once again in an international marathon, this time at the 2020 Tokyo Marathon.
Geoffrey Kirui is ready to defend his marathon title come the World Athletics Championships slatted for September 28 to October 6 in Doha, Qatar.Kirui, who will be representing the country for the fifth time at the championships, vowed to do everything in his disposal to ensure the title he won in 2017 London remains in the country.