Genealogy Projects tagged with long distant running on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Renowned Marathon Runners

    Marathon Runners ====From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia===The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards),[1] that is usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon (the namesake of the race) to Athens.The ma...