Tag: Marathon

THE ORIGINS OF THE MARATHON IN MEXICO

Juan Ruiz, Gustavo Ramírez & Juan Medrano, first three positions in the first marathon in Mexico on November 27, 1910 (El Tiempo Ilustrado, nº 49, December 4 1910) Athletic competitions… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXXIII) – Beijing 2008: SAMUEL WANJIRU (1986-2011)

Wanjiru running to victory in Beijing 2008 Olympics “The speed of the falling water is constant. I think that is how a marathon race is supposed to be run on… Read more »

FATIGUE AND THE RAPOPORT ENERGY MODEL FOR THE MARATHON

Photo by Martin Sanchez (Unsplash) Long-duration exercise is associated with fatigue, but what is fatigue? Its definition depends on which fatigue model we use. Among them we find: Cardiovascular/anaerobic fatigue… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXXII) – Beijing 2008: CONSTANTINA DIṬĂ (1970-)

Diṭă victorious at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Marathon Beijing won the voting to hold the 2008 Summer Olympics, defeating bids from Toronto, Paris, Istanbul, and Osaka. The Chinese government invested… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXXI) – Athens 2004: STEFANO BALDINI (1971-)

”It was an unbelievable sensation, because Panathinaiko is the story of the marathon.” Stefano Baldini Once again, the men´s marathon would mark the end of the Summer Olympics, on August… Read more »