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  The finishing time for marathons, which are most commonly of 26.2 miles varies depending on the participant. World class elites take a bit more than two hours to finish a marathon while other individuals take up to more than eight hours. According to Running USA, the average finishing time for a marathon in the USA back in 2014 was four hours, nineteen minutes, and twenty-seven seconds. On the other hand, the average finishing time for a marathon for women was four hours, forty-four minutes, and nineteen seconds.  Calculating an estimate  Before you take part in a marathon, you should...

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  Have you ever had such a foot injury that has left you unable to go about your daily routine? You’re unable to move, walk, run or basically do anything with your feet? And most importantly you can’t visit the gym! You just lay in your bed, watching TV, doing nothing while your body begins to suffer from all the inactivity. Soon you start seeing signs of your body losing its shape and your fitness going down the drain, all those long hours at the gym doing those intense workouts simply going to waste. Therefore it is no surprise that...

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Some athletes have broken barriers and defied the odds to become the best in the world at their sports. Here are some of the most inspirational athletes of all time.   Lolo Jones She is a 100m hurdler and also a bobsled athlete for the USA. She grew up in a family of five with a single mother, after her father tragically died. They moved around a lot, even living in the basement of a church at one time. She didn’t let this hold her back, and her determination to be an athlete got her into university, and the Olympics...

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Whether you are training for a 100m sprint or a 10K, preparation is always important before any competitive event. Preparing yourself both physically and mentally can make all the difference to your performance on the day, as well as preventing injury. Here are a few tips which will help you run your best race and ensure you obliterate your PB: Visualise Your Success Before your race, imagine the moment you cross the finish line. Create as much detail as possible. Picture the crowd cheering and clapping, and use all your senses to create the atmosphere. Think about how you feel...

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