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All About Marathon Running

A general introduction to marathons and the sport of marathon running, including where to find marathon running Web sites on the Internet. A marathon is a race that is 40 kilometers (approximately 26 miles) long. See also other Fitness Sports and Pictures_of_Sports.
Marathons and Marathon Running

Running Marathons by Location
Guide to running marathon all of the give continents. the Aland Islands, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, the Netherlands, New Zealand. Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey, Uganda, the United Arab Emirates. the United Kingdom. the United States. and Zimbabwe.

Wikipedia Introduction to Marathon
Article with information about the history of marathon runing, the orgins of the sport, modern Olympic marathon, the distance of a marathon, training to run a marathon hitting "the wall" marathon recovery, health risks, and statistics such as marathon world records, the oldest marathon finisher, and participation in the sport.

Association of International Marathons and Distance Road Races
International association of more then 300 race organizations based in nearly 100 countries. The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races was founded in 1982 to provide a forum for race directories to exchange ideas.

Marathon Resources on the Internet
- Marathon Guide Dot Com
- Wikipedia "Marathon Races" List

Directories of Marathon Resources
- Open Directory of Running Marathon Web Sites
- Yahoo Directory of Marathon Running Web Sites

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