Spring Newsletter 2013 – The Marathon Quiz Answers

Q. What is the official distance in kilometres for competitive marathon races?
A: 42.195 km

Q: The six races (previously five) that make up the World Marathon Majors are New York, Boston, Chicago, London, Berlin and ________.
A:Tokyo
Q: In recent times, competitive marathon races have been dominated (in number of wins) by runners from which continent?
A: Africa

Q: Women marathon made its official Olympic debut in which year?
A: 1984

Q: True or False.Marathon was one of the medal events at the first modern Olympics (1896). A: True