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How much calories are burned in a 42K marathon?

Calories burned would depend on the amount of energy spent running which also depends on how much effort you put into your running. But to put things into perspective, just by strolling, on average people burn 100 calories per mile. So for a 42.1 kilometers or 26.2 miles, that would be 2620 calories. Still can’t imagine how the calories equate into your efforts? Here is an infographic of the amount of food equivalent to the different distances.

The Marathon Meal

The Marathon Meal

Infographic by Gary Newman

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