WONDER #197: How Long Is a Marathon?
Question 1 of 3
A marathon has an official distance of what?
- 5 kilometers
- 13.1 miles
- 26 kilometers
- 26 miles and 385 yards
Question 2 of 3
Marathons take their name from the legendary run of which Greek soldier?
Question 3 of 3
The marathon was featured as one of the original modern Olympic events in what year?
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