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. Tahoe Na-lu

    August 7 @ 8:00 am - August 8 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Palo Alto Moonlight Run

    September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Running of the Elk

    October 17 @ 6:30 am - 11:30 am
  4. Pleasanton Halloween Spirit Run

    October 31 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  5. Clarksburg Country Run

    November 14 @ 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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