Answer: The driving distance is 340 miles. Since there is sometimes more than one route, including back roads, this is an approximate but accurate distance. It is based on the most well-known routes between these two locations.
Answer: It began in Marathon, Greece, back in ancient days. The legend focuses the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon (the namesake of the race) to Athens. He ran the distance between Marathon and Athens, dying upon arrival after exclaiming the Greeks had won the battle (circa 490 bce). When the ancient Greeks created the Olympic games, a reenactment of the race was included as a commemoration.
Answer: During the Battle of Marathon in Athens Greece, an Athenian messenger boy called Pheidippides ran 26 miles to announce to the rest of Athens the victory they achieved. The Athenians defeated a larger Persian force at the location of Marathon. At the end of the messenger Pheidippides run he dropped dead from exhaustion.
Today these long runs called "Marathons" held at places like New York include a distance of 26 miles.
Answer: The driving distance between Miami, FL and Marathon, FL is 116 miles.The driving time would be approximately 2 hours 30 minutes if driving non-stop in good conditions. (The driving time does not take into consideration conditions such as weather, road work and rush hour traffic in urban areas.)
Answer: The driving distance is 455 miles. Since there is sometimes more than one route, including back roads, this is an approximate but accurate distance. It is based on the most well-known routes between these two locations.