It's no secret that the sport of running has exploded in popularity over recent years. With more people committing to a full-blown runner's lifestyle, the marathon distance is repeatedly landing on the bucket lists of both newbie and lifelong runners.
In honor of this year's marathon season, Fairmont.com created a fascinating infographic providing race day stats, trivia and historical facts for the five largest marathons in the world.
From Boston, Chicago and New York to London and Paris, this infographic has information you never knew you wanted to know about the greatest marathons in the world.
Image courtesy of Fairmont.com.
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