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Marathon event

  1. 1. The Marathon Race is an endurance race with an official distance of 42.195 km. The marathon was one of the first modern Olympic sports of the modern games in 1896, though the distance was not fixed until 1921. More than 800 marathons are made worldwide each year, with the vast majority are amateurs running for charity or just for the experience . Marathon !
  2. 2. Amateurs running for charity or just for the experience!
  3. 4. <ul><li>The marathon comes from the legend of Pheidippides, a Greek messenger. The legend states that sent the town of Marathon to Athens to announce that the Persians were defeated at the battle of Marathon. It is said that he ran the entire distance without stopping and went to the Assembly House, then tell loudly we won and t he n he die. </li></ul>The History of the Marathon
  4. 6. The distance of 42.195 meters initially set at the London Olympics of 1908. The distance was fixed at 42 km and also a tour of the stadium, which turned out to be 42.195 meters. Distance
  5. 7. <ul><li>M arathon starts from Marathon and ends at Panathenaic Stadium . </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>For an experienced amateur, 3 months of preparation 5 times a week is usually enough for a time around 4 hours. For a beginner 6 mines.O good equipment can be the difference between finishing the injury. The sneakers are the most important element. The athlete should also be properly chosen equipment, and also to wear shorts and T-shirt on a previous trip to find that it does not cause problems. </li></ul>Training and Equipment
  7. 9. GEORGA MARIALENA C1 2010-2011

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