The History of Marathons
We have a compiled a brief selection of myths/history about marathons below!
Pheidippides raced back to the city in
It is said this was the start
For a great history
Today there are hundreds of marathons all over the world!
Some of the top United States marathons include:
- Boston Marathon
- Walt Disney World Marathon series
- Honolulu Marathon
- Marine Corps Marathon
- Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathons series
Interested in Running a Marathon?
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1: Cummings, Denis. “The Myth of Pheidippides and the Marathon.” FindingDulcinea. 27 July 2017. Web. 27 July 2017.
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