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Noun
/ˈmarəˌTHän/,
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marathons, plural;
  1. A long-distance running race, strictly one of 26 miles and 385 yards (42.195 km)

  2. A long-lasting or difficult task or operation of a specified kind
    • - the last leg of an interview marathon that began this summer
  3. Of great duration or distance; very long
    • - marathon workdays

  1. any long and arduous undertaking
  2. a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards
  3. a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians
  4. The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards), that is usually run as a road race. ...
  5. Marathon (Demotic Greek: Μαραθώνας, Marathónas; Attic/ Katharevousa: , '') is an ancient Greek city-state, a contemporary town in Greece, the site of the battle of Marathon in 490 BC, in which the heavily outnumbered Athenian army defeated the Persians. ...
  6. The Marathon was an automobile built by the Marathon Motor Works company in Nashville, Tennessee. It was manufactured from 1911 to 1914 when financial difficulties forced the company to sell its machinery to another automaker in Indianapolis. Only eight examples of the car are known to still exist.
  7. Marathon was a candy bar consisting of eight inches of braided chocolate and caramel. It was manufactured by Mars Inc and first sold in the United States in August 1973. The bright red packaging contained a ruler with inch markings on the reverse demonstrating that it was as long as it claimed. ...
  8. Marathon Media Group is a worldwide French television production company based in Paris that produces shows for all ages: children, teenagers and adults.
  9. Marathon is a studio album by Saga, their fifteenth album of new material.
  10. Marathon is the tenth studio album by Santana. This marked the beginning of the group's commercial slide, in spite of having the Top 40 hit "You Know That I Love You". Alex Ligertwood, who would sing with the group throughout the '80s, joined the group for this album.
  11. A 42.195 kilometre (26 mile 385 yard) road race; Any extended or sustained activity
  12. usually 500 or 1,000 targets of the same kind shot in one day.
  13. King of Corinth. Marathon is said to have escaped from the lawless violence of his father Epopeus 1, migrating to the sea coast of Attica. On his father's death he came to Peloponnesus, divided his kingdom among his sons Corinthus and Sicyon and returned to Attica. ...
  14. a race measuring the distance of 42.195 km.
  15. a long-distance footrace, typically extending over a course measuring 26 miles (42km), in honor of the 490BC run made by Pheidippides, when the Athenians requested aid from Sparta before the battle at Marathon plain against the Persians; see EXERCISE, AIRBORNE SHUFFLE, TRUSCOTT TROT, OBSTACLE ...
  16. long distance race run over 42 km 195 m or 26 miles 385 yards. Introduced at the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 to commemorate the run by a Greek courier from Marathon to Athens in 490 BC. See Pheidippides.
  17. (also Stalemate) - A game of Lux that continues for a long time because players are too busy chatting, drinking, having fun, making fun of raw whores, etc.
  18. The non public school marathon designed as a citywide fund raiser for non public schools that is held in the fall on River Road. Students at the lower school are encouraged to collect pledges. Proceeds benefit the Annual Fund and the lower school campuses.
  19. In Marathon Racing the competitor races over a designated long distance course on water not subject to prescribed standards. He must take the water as he finds it and be prepared, it may be necessary, to carry his canoe around an impassable obstacle, or between two waterways. ...
  20. People in Marathon love to run to work.
  21. Racing over long distances, the longest race in Australia being the Red Cross Murray Marathon, 400km over five days. Often described as a fit way to see a river.
  22. is considered to be the second game of the "Bungie mythos", the belief that the game series invented by Bungie are connected (or identical), as many have seen some interesting connections to other games: Bungie Studios is a video game developer founded in 1991 under the name Bungie Software by ...
  23. A race distance of 26.2 miles that began with the modern Olympic Games.  Baron Pierre de Coubertin was inspired by a legendary run by Pheidippides involving the Persian attack of the city of Marathon in Ancient Greece.
  24. 42.195 K otherwise known as the Full Mary. You can have a guilt free donut after a Full Mary.
  25. class cruiser - 1,192 metres (3,910 ft)