Why is a marathon 26.2 miles?
Many runners know that a marathon is 26.2 miles, or to be more specific, 26 miles plus 385 yards. But how did that distance originate? In a nod to Greek history, the first marathon running event at the inaugural Olympics in 1896 commemorated the story of Pheidippides, a soldier who reportedly ran from a battlefield › Read more

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  1. Walk/Run for LOVE

    June 8 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Positive Energy 5K

    June 23 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am
  3. Positive Energy Kids Triathlon

    June 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Folsom Firecracker

    July 4 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  5. Davis Moo-nlight Race

    July 13 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  6. NorCal Kids Triathlon

    August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  7. Davis Labor Day Run

    September 2 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  8. Sac Freedom Run

    September 14 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
  9. Palo Alto Moonlight Run

    October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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