Definition of ultramarathon
: a footrace longer than a marathon
ultramarathonerplay \ˌəl-trə-ˈmer-ə-ˌthä-nər, -ˈma-rə-\ noun
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Elson is out after suffering illness while recovering from a recent ultramarathon.
Although the health benefits of running outweigh the disadvantages, the Goods had their own scary experience when Harry graduated into running ultramarathons about 20 years ago.
Kostelnick is one of a quickly growing number of extreme American distance runners shattering a cascade of ultramarathon records that can sound less like races than log entries from an excursion by Lewis and Clark.
After months of training and anticipation, Wired.com guest-blogger Simon Wheatcroft, who is designated as being legally blind, came up just short in his bid to finish the Cotswold 100 ultramarathon this past weekend.
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