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Marathon vs. Race: Know the Difference

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By Shumaila Saeed || Updated on December 25, 2023
A marathon is a specific long-distance running event of 26.2 miles, emphasizing endurance, whereas a race is a general term for any competitive speed contest, which can vary in distance and form.
Marathon vs. Race

Key Differences

A marathon is a long-distance running event with a standard distance of 26.2 miles (42.195 kilometers), historically inspired by the legend of Pheidippides' run from the Battle of Marathon to Athens. Races, on the other hand, encompass a broader category of competitions that involve speed, not necessarily limited to running and can include various distances and forms, such as swimming, cycling, or car racing.
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The concept of a marathon is deeply rooted in endurance and stamina, requiring extensive training and physical fitness to complete the set distance. In contrast, races can be short and fast, focusing more on immediate speed and agility, with events like sprints in track and field being prime examples.
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Marathons often serve as significant events in athletics, with famous examples like the Boston and New York City Marathons drawing international participation. Races cover a wider range of events, from casual local competitions to professional sporting events, each with different rules and objectives.
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Participation in a marathon is typically seen as a personal challenge and achievement, with a focus on completing the distance rather than just winning. In races, the primary objective is often to finish first or achieve the best time/performance in the given category, making them highly competitive.
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Marathons require specific preparation, focusing on long-distance running techniques and endurance training. In contrast, training for races depends on the type of race, with sprinters focusing on explosive power and speed, while other races may require different skill sets, like tactical awareness in car racing or stroke efficiency in swimming.
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Comparison Chart

Distance

Fixed at 26.2 miles (42.195 kilometers)
Varies, can be short or long
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Focus

Endurance and stamina
Speed and agility
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Event Type

Long-distance running
Includes running, swimming, cycling, etc.
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Typical Objective

Completing the distance
Finishing first or fastest
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Training Requirement

Long-distance endurance training
Varies based on race type
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Marathon and Race Definitions

Marathon

In historical context, a marathon refers to the run of a Greek messenger from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens
The origin of the marathon is a legendary tale of ancient Greece.
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Race

A race is a competition of speed, in running, riding, driving, or sailing
He won the 100-meter race at the track meet.
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Marathon

A marathon is a long-distance foot race of 26.2 miles
She trained for months to run her first marathon.
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Race

A race can mean a strong or rapid current flowing through a narrow channel in the sea or a river
The boat struggled against the race of the tide.
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Marathon

A marathon symbolizes a prolonged or difficult task or activity
Completing this project was a real marathon.
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Race

A group of people identified as distinct from other groups because of supposed physical or genetic traits shared by the group. Most biologists and anthropologists do not recognize race as a biologically valid classification, in part because there is more genetic variation within groups than between them.
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Marathon

A marathon can also mean an event or activity that lasts an unusually long time
They held a movie marathon over the weekend.
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Race

A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution
The Celtic race.
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Marathon

A cross-country footrace of 26 miles, 385 yards (42.195 kilometers).
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Race

A genealogical line; a lineage.
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Marathon

A long-distance race other than a footrace
A swimming marathon.
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Race

Humans considered as a group.
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Marathon

A contest of endurance
A dance marathon.
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Race

A usually geographically isolated population of organisms that differs from other populations of the same species in certain heritable traits
An island race of birds.
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Marathon

An event or activity that requires prolonged effort, endurance, or attention.
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Race

A breed or strain, as of domestic animals.
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Marathon

A 42.195 kilometre (26 mile 385 yard) road race.
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Race

A distinguishing or characteristic quality, such as the flavor of a wine.
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Marathon

Any extended or sustained activity.
He had a cleaning marathon the night before his girlfriend came over.
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Race

A competition of speed, as in running or riding.
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Marathon

To run a marathon.
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Race

Races A series of such competitions held at a specified time on a regular course
A fan of the dog races.
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Marathon

To watch or read a large number of instalments of (a film, book, TV series, etc.) in one sitting.
We're going to marathon Star Trek next weekend.
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Race

An extended competition in which participants struggle like runners to be the winner
The presidential race.
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Marathon

A footrace of 26 miles 385 yards.
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Race

Steady or rapid onward movement
The race of time.
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Marathon

Any long and arduous undertaking, straining the endurance of the participants.
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Race

A strong or swift current of water.
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Marathon

A battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians.
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Race

The channel of such a current.
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Marathon

Any long and arduous undertaking
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Race

An artificial channel built to transport water and use its energy. Also called raceway.
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Marathon

A footrace of 26 miles 385 yards
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Race

A groovelike part of a machine in which a moving part slides or rolls.
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Marathon

A battle in 490 BC in which the Athenians and their allies defeated the Persians
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Race

See slipstream.
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Marathon

A marathon signifies endurance or the ability to sustain an activity over a long period
Writing her thesis was a marathon of mental endurance.
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Race

Of or relating to race; racial
Race relations.
Race quotas.
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Race

Of or relating to forms of popular entertainment made by and largely marketed to African Americans in the early 1900s
Race literature.
Race records.
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Race

(Sports) To compete in a contest of speed.
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Race

To move rapidly or at top speed
We raced home. My heart was racing with fear.
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Race

To run too rapidly due to decreased resistance or unnecessary provision of fuel
Adjusted the idle to keep the engine from racing.
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Race

To compete against in a race.
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Race

To cause to compete in a race
She races horses for a living.
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Race

To transport rapidly or at top speed; rush
Raced the injured motorist to the hospital.
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Race

To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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Race

A contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the goal is to be the first to reach some objective. Example: Several horses run in a horse race, and the first one to reach the finishing post wins
The race around the park was won by Johnny, who ran faster than the others.
We had a race to see who could finish the book the quickest.
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Race

Swift progress; rapid motion; an instance of moving or driving at high speed.
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Race

(computing) A race condition.
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Race

A progressive movement toward a goal.
The race to cure cancer
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Race

A fast-moving current of water, such as that which powers a mill wheel.
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Race

A water channel, esp. one built to lead water to or from a point where it is utilised.
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Race

Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
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Race

The bushings of a rolling element bearing which contacts the rolling elements.
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Race

A group of sentient beings, particularly people, distinguished by common ancestry, heritage or characteristics:
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Race

A large group of people distinguished from others on the basis of a common heritage compare ethnic group. See Wikipedia's article on historical definitions of race.
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Race

A large group of people distinguished from others on the basis of common physical characteristics, such as skin color or hair type.
Race was a significant issue during apartheid in South Africa.
The Native Americans colonized the New World in several waves from Asia, and thus they are considered part of the same Mongoloid race.
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Race

A large group of sentient beings distinguished from others on the basis of a common heritage compare species, subspecies.
A treaty was concluded between the race of elves and the race of men.
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Race

A group or category distinguished from others on the basis of shared characteristics or qualities, for example social qualities.
The advent of the Internet has brought about a new race of entrepreneur.
Recent developments in artificial intelligence have brought about a new race of robots that can perform household chores without supervision.
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Race

(biology) A population geographically separated from others of its species that develops significantly different characteristics; a mating group.
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Race

(zoology) Subspecies.
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Race

(animal husbandry) A breed or strain of domesticated animal.
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Race

An infraspecific rank, a pathotype, pathovar, etc.
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Race

(obsolete) Peculiar flavour, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavour.
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Race

(obsolete) Characteristic quality or disposition.
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Race

Ancestry.
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Race

A rhizome or root, especially of ginger.
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Race

(intransitive) To take part in a race (in the sense of a contest).
The drivers were racing around the track.
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Race

(transitive) To compete against in a race (contest).
I raced him to the car, but he was there first, so he got to ride shotgun.
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Race

(intransitive) To move or drive at high speed; to hurry or speed.
As soon as it was time to go home, he raced for the door.
Her heart was racing as she peered into the dimly lit room.
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Race

To run rapidly when not engaged to a transmission.
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Race

To assign a race to; to perceive as having a (usually specified) race.
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Race

To raze.
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Race

To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.
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Race

To run too fast at times, as a marine engine or screw, when the screw is lifted out of water by the action of a heavy sea.
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Race

To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.
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Race

To run a race with.
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Race

A root.
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Race

The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.
The whole race of mankind.
Whence the long race of Alban fathers come.
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Race

Company; herd; breed.
For do but note a wild and wanton herd,Or race of youthful and unhandled colts,Fetching mad bounds.
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Race

A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.
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Race

Peculiar flavor, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavor; smack.
Is it [the wine] of the right race ?
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Race

Hence, characteristic quality or disposition.
And now I give my sensual race the rein.
Some . . . great race of fancy or judgment.
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Race

A progress; a course; a movement or progression.
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Race

Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.
The flight of many birds is swifter than the race of any beasts.
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Race

Hence: The act or process of running in competition; a contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding, driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually, a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he attended the races.
The race is not to the swift.
I wield the gauntlet, and I run the race.
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Race

Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
My race of glory run, and race of shame.
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Race

A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as, the Portland Race; the Race of Alderney.
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Race

The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.
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Race

A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.
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Race

Any competition;
The race for the presidency
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Race

People who are believed to belong to the same genetic stock;
Some biologists doubt that there are important genetic differences between races of human beings
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Race

A contest of speed;
The race is to the swift
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Race

The flow of air that is driven backwards by an aircraft propeller
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Race

(biology) a taxonomic group that is a division of a species; usually arises as a consequence of geographical isolation within a species
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Race

A canal for a current of water
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Race

Step on it;
He rushed down the hall to receive his guests
The cars raced down the street
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Race

Compete in a race;
He is running the Marathon this year
Let's race and see who gets there first
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Race

To work as fast as possible towards a goal, sometimes in competition with others;
We are racing to find a cure for AIDS
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Race

Cause to move fast or to rush or race;
The psychologist raced the rats through a long maze
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Race

In biology, a race refers to a population within a species that is distinct in some way
The scientists studied a rare race of butterflies.
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Race

A race can be a rapid or swift journey or course
The ambulance made a race to the hospital.
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Race

A race can also mean a contest of speed in various other activities
The race to develop a vaccine was intense.
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Repeatedly Asked Queries

Are all running events marathons?

No, running events vary in distance; marathons are specifically 26.2 miles.
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What is a marathon?

A marathon is a long-distance running event covering 26.2 miles.
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What is a race?

A race is a competition involving speed, either in running, driving, or any other form of movement.
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Are races always competitive?

Races typically involve competition, but some may be for fun or personal challenge.
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Can races involve vehicles?

Yes, races can involve cars, boats, bikes, etc.
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How are races timed?

Races are timed using clocks, stopwatches, or electronic timing systems.
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Is a marathon always 26.2 miles?

Yes, the standard marathon distance is 26.2 miles.
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Do marathons have age limits?

Most marathons require participants to be 18 or older.
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Is race a term in biology?

Yes, in biology, a race refers to a distinct population within a species.
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What's the fastest marathon time?

As of 2023, Eliud Kipchoge holds the record at 2:01:39.
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How long has the marathon been around?

The marathon has been a modern Olympic event since 1896, inspired by ancient Greek history.
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Can marathons be run for charity?

Yes, many runners participate in marathons to raise money for charities.
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What's the shortest race?

The shortest standard track race is the 60 meters.
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Can children participate in marathons?

Marathons are usually for adults due to their physical demands, but some events have shorter distances for children.
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How do you prepare for a race?

Preparation depends on the type of race, but generally involves training for speed and agility.
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Are all races run on tracks?

No, races can be held on various terrains, including roads, trails, or water.
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Do you need special training for a marathon?

Yes, marathons require extensive training in endurance and stamina.
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Are there different types of races?

Yes, there are many types, including sprints, relays, and obstacle races.
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Can marathons be run indoors?

While unusual, some indoor marathons exist on specialized tracks.
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What's a relay race?

A relay race is a track event where each team member runs a portion of the total distance, passing a baton to the next runner.
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Cloudflare DNS prioritizes privacy and speed, whereas Google DNS emphasizes reliability and global availability.
Travel Agent vs. Tour OperatorTravel Agent vs. Tour Operator
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December 25, 2023
A travel agent is a professional who arranges travel plans for individuals, while a tour operator designs and manages complete travel packages.
Difference vs. DifferentDifference vs. Different
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December 25, 2023
"Difference" is a noun referring to a distinct separation or dissimilarity between things, while "Different" is an adjective describing distinct or unlike qualities in comparison.
Gorilla Glass 3 vs. Gorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3 vs. Gorilla Glass 5
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January 1, 2024
Gorilla Glass 3 offers improved scratch resistance and durability compared to its predecessors, while Gorilla Glass 5 focuses on enhanced drop protection and toughness.
Sausage vs. SmokieSausage vs. Smokie
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December 25, 2023
A sausage is a type of meat product usually made from ground meat, often pork, beef, or poultry, while a smokie is a specific type of smoked sausage.
Fast Food vs. Traditional FoodFast Food vs. Traditional Food
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December 25, 2023
Fast Food is quick, convenient, and often pre-prepared, while Traditional Food emphasizes cultural recipes, longer preparation times, and home cooking.
Japanese Eyes vs. Chinese EyesJapanese Eyes vs. Chinese Eyes
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December 25, 2023
Japanese Eyes and Chinese Eyes refer to linguistic structures in Japanese and Chinese respectively, each reflecting unique aspects of grammar and syntax.
Customs vs. TraditionsCustoms vs. Traditions
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December 25, 2023
Customs are established practices in social behavior, while traditions are inherited beliefs and actions passed through generations.
Acetylcysteine vs. N-AcetylcysteineAcetylcysteine vs. N-Acetylcysteine
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December 25, 2023
Acetylcysteine and N-Acetylcysteine are terms often used interchangeably to refer to a medication used for acetaminophen overdose and mucus reduction.
Grand Opening vs. Soft OpeningGrand Opening vs. Soft Opening
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December 25, 2023
A Grand Opening is a highly publicized and celebratory launch of a business or venue, while a Soft Opening is a more subdued trial opening, often with limited services or a smaller audience.
Internal Customers vs. External CustomersInternal Customers vs. External Customers
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December 25, 2023
Internal Customers are employees or departments within a company who use its services, while External Customers are individuals or entities outside the company who purchase its products or services.
Dimethicone vs. SimethiconeDimethicone vs. Simethicone
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December 25, 2023
Dimethicone is a silicone-based polymer used as a skin and hair conditioner, while Simethicone is a mixture of silicones for relieving gas in the digestive system.
Manual Filing vs. E-FilingManual Filing vs. E-Filing
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January 21, 2024
Manual Filing involves physically submitting documents, often in paper form. E-Filing is the process of submitting documents electronically, often through dedicated platforms or email.
Hard Copy vs. Soft CopyHard Copy vs. Soft Copy
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December 25, 2023
A Hard Copy is a physical version of a document or file, usually on paper, while a Soft Copy is a digital version of the document, stored electronically.
Login vs. LogonLogin vs. Logon
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December 25, 2023
"Login" and "Logon" are often used interchangeably to describe the process of gaining access to a computer system, but "login" can also refer to the credentials used for access.

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