The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens.
The marathon was one of the original modern Olympic events in 1896, though the distance did not become standardized until 1921.
Smaller marathons, such as the Stanley Marathon, can have just dozens of participants, while larger marathons can have tens of thousands of participants.
is the third largest city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
is a Home Rule Municipality in and the county seat of Larimer County, Colorado, United States.
Is a Japanese multinational carmaker that was established in the year 1970 and today caters to Japan and the world’s automobile demands.
A state of rest, which occurs in many animals, and humans.
Is a Yale graduate who is most famous for his role in “Fight Club”.
The Olympic Games are a major international event featuring summer and winter sports.
was an American scientist and inventor
is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres.
is one of the oldest cities in the United States of America, and the capital of Massachusetts.