The following infographic from Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series gives a fun visual representation of the extreme distances covered during a marathon. It outlines various food items, their estimated calorie counts, and the amount of time you’d need to run to burn off the calories from pigging out on those foods. It also compares running a marathon with everyday tasks like taking notes in class or sitting at your desk and typing at work.

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How Long is a Marathon? The Marathon Distance in Perspective


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