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marathon

adjective extended, forever, lasting, lengthened, lingering, long, long-drawn, long-drawn-out, long-winded, never-ending, overlong, prolonged, taking forever, time-consuming, unending
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Your previous marathon successes raised your expectations.
In marathon running, a challenge is not necessarily a good thing.
Spangenberg, enjoying his victory with his 10-year-old son, Brendan, said he has run in other races but feels the most pride and support running in his home marathon.
Kenyan native and Mountain View resident John Weru, 25, will return to the 9th Annual Lake Tahoe Marathon Saturday, October 9 to defend his title.
Sunday, midway through the cycling event connected to the Los Angeles Marathon, a rider veered to a halt near Hollywood and Vine, parked his bike and hurried through the door under The Frolic Room's neon ``Cocktails'' sign.
Krige Schabort, a Paralympic marathon bronze medallist in 1996 and silver medallist in 2000, credits his equipment for contributing to his success.
Kohler, 52, runs up to 14 marathons a year, with a personal best of 2:50.
His journey this time also symbolically links the Suzuki Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, the first of the musical marathons produced by Elite Racing, Inc.
It's kind of a running family joke,'' said Dave Vint of Newbury Park, who has come down with flu symptoms prior to six of his 14 marathons.
produces a series of musical marathons that includes the Suzuki Rock 'n' Roll Marathon(TM) in San Diego, the Country Music Marathon & 1/2 Marathon(TM) in Nashville and the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon(TM) in Virginia Beach.
Before I ran my first marathon, I had this incredible anxiety.
The smell of pine and redwood is always very refreshing to me,'' she added, recalling some of the marathons that have taken her through rural or mountain areas.