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Synonyms for marathon
ˈmær əˌθɒn, -θənmarathon

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  1. marathon, endurance contestnoun

    any long and arduous undertaking

    battle of Marathon, endurance contest

  2. marathonnoun

    a footrace of 26 miles 385 yards

    battle of Marathon, endurance contest

  3. Marathon, battle of Marathonnoun

    a battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians

    battle of Marathon, endurance contest

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  1. Chirag Parikh:

    I would think that the majority of marathon runners are doing OK because the 22 people who participated in the study had normal kidney function and had been running marathons for an average of 12 years, so, if running marathons caused a great deal of permanent kidney injury, these runners would have minimal kidney function remaining.

  2. Paolo Arrigo:

    It has been a real marathon, they should have never been in this situation.

  3. Kenenisa Bekele:

    I want to run for the record, but I don't think I can make that on my third marathon – it's very tough, dubai is a flat course and there's a possibility to run a fast time, but the weather is a little bit hot.

  4. Mark Peters:

    You can't have medical people on every kilometer of the race, so they are professionally positioned the same as for our Gold Coast marathon, where we have 30,000 people. Obviously, the health of the athlete is absolutely prime.

  5. President Vladimir Putin:

    We are here to launch a football marathon, it is a good chance to visit a multi-faceted and open Russia that can surprise and inspire.

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