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

Upcoming Events

 
  1. Sierra Vista Hero Run

    April 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Running of the Elk

    April 5 @ 6:30 am - 11:30 am
  3. PPIE Run for Education

    April 19 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
  4. Sac State 5K

    April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Walk/Run for LOVE

    June 13 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
  6. Positive Energy Kids Triathlon

    June 28 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  7. Davis Moo-nlight Race

    July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  8. Davis Labor Day Run

    September 7 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  9. Davis Turkey Trot

    November 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Follow us on Instagram

 

Follow us on Facebook

 
Facebook By Weblizar Powered By Weblizar

Contact Info

 

Have a question not answered on our site?

  • Phone: 530-757-2012
  • Email Us
  • A Change of Pace Foundation
    1260 Lake Blvd. #245
    Davis, CA 95616

INSTAGRAM

 
Something is wrong.
Instagram token error.

Upcoming ACOP Events

 
  1. Sierra Vista Hero Run

    April 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Running of the Elk

    April 5 @ 6:30 am - 11:30 am
  3. PPIE Run for Education

    April 19 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
  4. Sac State 5K

    April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Walk/Run for LOVE

    June 13 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Follow Us on Facebook

 
Facebook By Weblizar Powered By Weblizar