4 facts about running
1. The maximum-large prize fund was recorded in January of this year, the winner of the marathon received as much as $ 2 million. The most famous marathon is held in New York every year the first Sunday of November. This marathon started the first time 41 years ago, one hundred and twenty-seven marathon participants participated then. Some time later, when marathons had already gained mass popularity, the race organizers made a limit on the number of participants to 40 thousand people. But in 2010 the organizers had to make concessions and allow 43 thousand people to run. most have to stand in line for year after year to take part in this marathon.
2. One Greek warrior named Fidippid, about 500 years ago BC, was able to run from Marathon to Athens, and the main thing here is that he traveled this distance without having rested. After this marathon, he died. Documentary, this was not confirmed, but the name of the city turned into the name of the sport – “Marathon”. Nowadays, a marathon is held in the Olympics, as the final athletics competition, the distance is forty-two kilometers and one hundred ninety-five meters.
3. Jogging at a speed of 8-9 kilometers per hour, has great popularity not only in Western countries, but also in Russia jogging is becoming one of the preferred types of sports discipline. Jogging involves practically the muscles of the whole body, and in addition, without paying at all for the ruble – you run yourself through the parks, meet girls, listen to music, etc. You have to spend money only on clothes and no subscriptions.
4. Cross-country or cross-country running is the most important part of the athletics. Since it is one of the types of pentathlon, the hardest of sports under the open sky, and also, this test is close to combat because the nature is real and beautiful, not pavements with smooth asphalt. Running over rough terrain significantly strengthens the muscles of the legs, unlike regular running.
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