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How long does it take to finish a marathon?

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August 05, 2013 9:36PM

The men's world record is 2:03:38 and the women's world record is 2:15:25 minutes. In the 2007 Boston Marathon, the person that finished in 5,029th place ran the distance in 3:28:08. Many people run a marathon as a challenge and not as a competition with the other racers. Katie Holmes did it in 5 and a half hours. Some folks, soon to include Hamish Blake, take 6 or more hours or more to complete the marathon.

Look under the Related Questions link to see how old the oldest person was to finish a marathon.