ultramarathon

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Any foot race that is longer than a marathon—which is 26.2 miles/42 km—usually either a timed event that cover a specified distances—50 or 100 km or miles—or an event measuring distance covered during a specified time
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ultramarathon

Sports medicine A footrace that is longer–eg, > 50 miles/80 km–than a marathon–26.2 miles/42 km. See Marathon.
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