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HAS THE MARATHON LOST ITS MAGIC?

HAS THE RISING POPULARITY OF ULTRARUNNING MADE THE 26.2-MILE DISTANCE SEEM A TADLESS IMPRESSIVE?

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James Elson is the race director at Centurion Running, which organises 50-mile and 100-mile races. He says ultras are where it’s at centurionrunning.com

Q Marathons used to seem like an impossible distance, run only by the lycra-clad elite. Now almost everyone has run one. Does that make the marathon seem less magical?

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