Definition of walkathon
: a walk covering a considerable distance organized especially to raise money for a cause
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Manager Ned Yost then turned to Herrera, but the walkathon continued to its conclusion.
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Origin and Etymology of walkathon
walk + -athon
First Known Use: 1930See Words from the same year
WALKATHON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of walkathon for English Language Learners
: an organized event in which people walk to raise money for a particular cause or group
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