The fascination of the Marathon: A sports as a way of life

Marathon is more than a run. Runners of all performance classes have the same goal, prepare for months or even years, and if it is so far, share the 42,195 kilo

The fascination of the Marathon: A sports as a way of life

Marathon is more than a run. Runners of all performance classes have the same goal, prepare for months or even years, and if it is so far, share the 42,195 kilometres. Everyone can enjoy the success of the other. The cancellation of the Chicago marathon in October, is in this respect, the recent failure of a sporting holiday. Tens of thousands of runners to participate in the big runs, the streets of the city, supported by thousands of volunteers and cheered on by millions.

the Front of an incredibly highly trained Elite runs, back of opportunity for athletes to go the distance in wall groups. The loneliness of the long turns of the route run in a people in a common experience of effort, not infrequently, painful success, and of exhausted satisfaction. This Fusion of Wonder and will be missing this year, also in Berlin, Boston and New York, probably also London and Hamburg, the beat runs from the spring into the autumn, as well as Frankfurt. Mass events are high-risk Events.

Top athletes with the runs, the livelihoods lost. Operators, even the smaller races, are facing economic Ruin. And: recreational runners lose, one would think, their drive. However, the apparent evidence to the contrary. There is no challenge in sight, no Competition far and wide. And yet seem to be on the roads and to be Due to more runners on the road than ever, are not in Commerce, certain running shoes partout to. It certainly has to do with, until recently, common Training in most sports lock Contact and distance offered to the victim fell. Many sports halls are closed. As the barrel of the EMS district provides, for compensation, the trot with friends.

Updated Date: 15 July 2020, 05:20

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