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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.
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The events comes hot on the heels of the Birmingham International Marathon launch, while a third will soon be unveiled.
Entries will not open until October 16 this year, but already more than 1,000 people have "We are telling people about it now because, unlike a 10k, you can't just wake up on the Friday and think 'I'll do a marathon this Sunday', " he explained.
Ethiopia's Hunegnaw Mesfin is the second athlete with a sub 60-minute personal best (59.39) and Kenya's Charles Mneria makes his debut over the half marathon distance having competed in the 5,000m final at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
ORGANISERS of the MBNA Chester Marathon NA Chester Marathon have announced a brand new addition to this year's race, in the form of a 26.2km (16.3 mile) race; the MBNA Chester Metric Marathon, and NA Chester Metric Marathon, and entries are expected to sell out fast.
"The ystanbul Half Marathon will be the representative and preliminary competition to the ystanbul Marathon.
Five people participated in the marathon and among five, two were Indians.
Rimi has been an important partner of the marathon since 2008, when, along with Nordea and Tet (before April 1 this year Lattelecom), the Baltics' largest running festival was being developed.
"The Marathon Project is looking to build on the tradition of strong Scottish performances over 26.2 miles down the years," said Robert.
'This is good news for our country and the event because the World Marathon Ranking has taken note of the event," he said.
The 34-year-old television host announced Thursday her participation at the 42.2-kilometer marathon.