How far is a Marathon?

As runners we all have been asked the question: “How many miles is your next marathon?” The word marathon is sometimes substituted for different race distances, even a 5K.

The folks at Rock and Roll Marathon issued this infographic that will shed some light on the distance and the hard word required to finish.

How Long is a Marathon?


About Kelsie Lou

Therapeutic Foster Parent, Teacher, and Runner who believes that life is what you make it. Envision, Empower, and Educate.
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16 Responses to How far is a Marathon?

  1. runsaltrun says:

    As soon as I read your post title I laughed because I’ve been asked this so many times.
    That infographic rocks! Thank you for sharing! 🙂


  2. LOVE the infographic!! Since I don’t run for weight loss or anything I never pay attention to that stuff. But it sure is interesting!


  3. piratebobcat says:

    I’m surprised at the average pace. I though it’d be much slower. Anyways, please don’t post stuff like this again, I like to be ignorant when it comes to putting marathons in perspective! 😉

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  4. elihawkins6 says:

    Great infographic!


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