It's an inside joke among marathon runners- "how far was the marathon you ran?" It's a joke because everyone asks it and a marathon is always 26.2 miles. The distance is the same as between Marathon and Athens. Here's a link to more history than you ever cared to read.
I'm training for the half marathon this year. The pain of the full 26 miles is still too fresh in my mind.
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