As Dan approaches his first marathon, he talks to Nuala about long-distance running and asks her for some tips on how to get through the 26 miles.
This week's question:
Which country hosted the first modern marathon in 1896?
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Vocabulary from the programme
a race of 26 miles or 42 kilometres
diet or food you eat and the benefits you get from it
food or drink that is beneficial for your body and your health
- to hydrate
to add water to something
in need of water or ill from not having enough water
deep thought or calm relaxation. A lot of people practise meditation as part of their religion
a form of Buddhism that focuses on meditation
painful pockets of fluid on your skin
involving or affecting the muscles
- bite-sized pieces
small pieces that are easy to manage or understand
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