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Drug slang A regionally popular term for amphetamine, especially when taken non-stop for an extended period of time
Sports medicine A foot race measuring 26.2 miles/42.2 km; muscle changes in marathon runners: local muscle tenderness, pain, swelling, inflammation
Vox populi adjective Referring to a prolonged, arduous task, as in a marathon negotiation
noun A prolonged, arduous task, as in ‘negotiating marathon’
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marathon

Sports medicine A foot race measuring 26.2 miles/42.2 km; muscle changes in marathon runners: local muscle tenderness, pain, swelling, inflammation. See Ultramarathon.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Registration for all Akron Marathon Race Series events is available at AkronMarathon.org.
The intention of the present study was to determine predictor variables for marathon race time in recreational female marathoners.
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Virgin London Marathon race director David Bedford said: "These elite fields are as good as any we've had in the previous 29 London Marathons, and I am sure they will produce two superb contests for the London crowds."
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Dubai: London Marathon Race Director David Bedford will jet in to Dubai hoping to see Haile Gebrselassie turn up the heat on a top-class field in the 2009 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Friday.
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