Road running

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Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).wikipedia
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Sport of athletics

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These events are usually classified as long-distance according to athletics terminology, with races typically ranging from 5 kilometers to 42.2 kilometers in the marathon.
The most common types of athletics competitions are track and field, road running, cross country running, and race walking.

Marathon

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These events are usually classified as long-distance according to athletics terminology, with races typically ranging from 5 kilometers to 42.2 kilometers in the marathon. The IAAF recognizes eleven common distances for road races that are eligible to be counted for records if they meet the eligible criteria: 5 km, 10 km, 15 km, 10 mi, 20 km, half marathon (21.0975 km or 13.1 mi), 25 km, 30 km, marathon (42.195 km or 26.2 mi), 50 km, and 100 km.
The marathon is a long-distance race with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (approximately 26 miles 385 yards), usually run as a road race.

Cross country running

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Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).
Cross country running is one of the disciplines under the umbrella sport of athletics, and is a natural terrain version of long-distance track and road running.

5K run

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The four most common IAAF recognized distances for "road running" events are 5K runs, 10K runs, half marathons and marathons. The IAAF recognizes eleven common distances for road races that are eligible to be counted for records if they meet the eligible criteria: 5 km, 10 km, 15 km, 10 mi, 20 km, half marathon (21.0975 km or 13.1 mi), 25 km, 30 km, marathon (42.195 km or 26.2 mi), 50 km, and 100 km.
The 5K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of 5 km.

10K run

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The four most common IAAF recognized distances for "road running" events are 5K runs, 10K runs, half marathons and marathons. The IAAF recognizes eleven common distances for road races that are eligible to be counted for records if they meet the eligible criteria: 5 km, 10 km, 15 km, 10 mi, 20 km, half marathon (21.0975 km or 13.1 mi), 25 km, 30 km, marathon (42.195 km or 26.2 mi), 50 km, and 100 km.
The 10K run is a long-distance road running competition over a distance of 10 km.

Half marathon

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The four most common IAAF recognized distances for "road running" events are 5K runs, 10K runs, half marathons and marathons. The IAAF recognizes eleven common distances for road races that are eligible to be counted for records if they meet the eligible criteria: 5 km, 10 km, 15 km, 10 mi, 20 km, half marathon (21.0975 km or 13.1 mi), 25 km, 30 km, marathon (42.195 km or 26.2 mi), 50 km, and 100 km.
A half marathon is a road running event of 21.0975 km (13 mi 192½ yd)—half the distance of a marathon.

Long-distance running

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These events are usually classified as long-distance according to athletics terminology, with races typically ranging from 5 kilometers to 42.2 kilometers in the marathon.
The three most common types are track running, road running and cross country running, all of which are defined by their terrain – all-weather tracks, roads and natural terrain, respectively.

World Athletics

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The IAAF recognizes eleven common distances for road races that are eligible to be counted for records if they meet the eligible criteria: 5 km, 10 km, 15 km, 10 mi, 20 km, half marathon (21.0975 km or 13.1 mi), 25 km, 30 km, marathon (42.195 km or 26.2 mi), 50 km, and 100 km.
World Athletics, previously known as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), is the international governing body for the sport of athletics, covering track and field, cross country running, road running, racewalking, mountain running and ultrarunning.

10-mile run

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The IAAF recognizes eleven common distances for road races that are eligible to be counted for records if they meet the eligible criteria: 5 km, 10 km, 15 km, 10 mi, 20 km, half marathon (21.0975 km or 13.1 mi), 25 km, 30 km, marathon (42.195 km or 26.2 mi), 50 km, and 100 km.
The 10-mile run is a long-distance road running event over a distance of ten miles (16.1 kilometres).

Falmouth Road Race

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The "Round the Bays" run in Auckland, New Zealand is 8.4 km; the Falmouth Road Race in Falmouth, Cape Cod is 7.1 mi; the Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Connecticut is 4.75 mi; "City to Surf" in Sydney, Australia is 14 km; Honolulu's "Great Aloha Run" is 8.15 mi; the "King Island Imperial 20" is 32 km long; and the "Charleston Distance Run" in Charleston, West Virginia is 15 mi.
The Falmouth Road Race is an annual 7.0 mi road race on Cape Cod from Woods Hole, a village in the town of Falmouth, Massachusetts, to Falmouth Heights.

City2Surf (Sydney)

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The "Round the Bays" run in Auckland, New Zealand is 8.4 km; the Falmouth Road Race in Falmouth, Cape Cod is 7.1 mi; the Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Connecticut is 4.75 mi; "City to Surf" in Sydney, Australia is 14 km; Honolulu's "Great Aloha Run" is 8.15 mi; the "King Island Imperial 20" is 32 km long; and the "Charleston Distance Run" in Charleston, West Virginia is 15 mi.
The City2Surf (or City to Surf) is a popular road running event held annually in Sydney covering a 14 km course.

Great Aloha Run

The "Round the Bays" run in Auckland, New Zealand is 8.4 km; the Falmouth Road Race in Falmouth, Cape Cod is 7.1 mi; the Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Connecticut is 4.75 mi; "City to Surf" in Sydney, Australia is 14 km; Honolulu's "Great Aloha Run" is 8.15 mi; the "King Island Imperial 20" is 32 km long; and the "Charleston Distance Run" in Charleston, West Virginia is 15 mi.
The Hawai'i Pacific Health Great Aloha Run is a road race that takes place annually in Honolulu, Hawaii on the third weekend in February (Presidents' Day in the United States).

Charleston Distance Run

The "Round the Bays" run in Auckland, New Zealand is 8.4 km; the Falmouth Road Race in Falmouth, Cape Cod is 7.1 mi; the Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Connecticut is 4.75 mi; "City to Surf" in Sydney, Australia is 14 km; Honolulu's "Great Aloha Run" is 8.15 mi; the "King Island Imperial 20" is 32 km long; and the "Charleston Distance Run" in Charleston, West Virginia is 15 mi.
The Charleston Distance Run is a 15 mi road running event held annually in Charleston, West Virginia.

Auckland

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The "Round the Bays" run in Auckland, New Zealand is 8.4 km; the Falmouth Road Race in Falmouth, Cape Cod is 7.1 mi; the Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Connecticut is 4.75 mi; "City to Surf" in Sydney, Australia is 14 km; Honolulu's "Great Aloha Run" is 8.15 mi; the "King Island Imperial 20" is 32 km long; and the "Charleston Distance Run" in Charleston, West Virginia is 15 mi.

Honolulu

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The "Round the Bays" run in Auckland, New Zealand is 8.4 km; the Falmouth Road Race in Falmouth, Cape Cod is 7.1 mi; the Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Connecticut is 4.75 mi; "City to Surf" in Sydney, Australia is 14 km; Honolulu's "Great Aloha Run" is 8.15 mi; the "King Island Imperial 20" is 32 km long; and the "Charleston Distance Run" in Charleston, West Virginia is 15 mi.

Association of International Marathons and Distance Races

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Of the thousands of road races held each year, 238 races, including some premier ones, are members of the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).
The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races, also known as AIMS, is an association of the organisers of long-distance road running races.

Great Run

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Elite level road running series include the World Marathon Majors, the Great Run series, and IAAF Road Race Label Events.
Great Run is a series of road running events around the United Kingdom, which includes the Great North Run.

Dead Runners Society

First person "race reports" frequently appear on the Dead Runners Society electronic mailing list.
Deads also meet regularly at races.

Track and field

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Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).
Track and field is categorized under the umbrella sport of athletics, which also includes road running, cross country running, and racewalking.

Manchester Road Race

The "Round the Bays" run in Auckland, New Zealand is 8.4 km; the Falmouth Road Race in Falmouth, Cape Cod is 7.1 mi; the Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Connecticut is 4.75 mi; "City to Surf" in Sydney, Australia is 14 km; Honolulu's "Great Aloha Run" is 8.15 mi; the "King Island Imperial 20" is 32 km long; and the "Charleston Distance Run" in Charleston, West Virginia is 15 mi.

Trail running

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Unlike road running and track running it generally takes place on hiking trails, often in mountainous terrain, where there can be much larger ascents and descents.

IAAF Road Race Label Events

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Elite level road running series include the World Marathon Majors, the Great Run series, and IAAF Road Race Label Events.

Running

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Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).

Road

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Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).