from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cross-country footrace with distances of 30 miles (48 kilometers) or more.

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  • n. A running race over a distance longer than 42.195 km, the length of a marathon.


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  • A long-distance footrace in excess of 26.2 miles.

    March 19, 2008