• plain in southeastern greece where the persians were defeated; ancient town
• long-distance race; foot race that usually lasts approximately 26 miles, race of 42.195 km; long contest of endurance
• a marathon is a race in which people run about 26 miles (about 42 km) along roads.
• a marathon task takes a long time to do and is very tiring.
• long-distance race, foot race of approximately 26 miles, race of 42.195 km
• dance contest
• one half the length of a foot race