- Marathon world best progression
This is a list of progressive record times for the marathoncite web | title=Marathon World Records | url=http://www.runtheplanet.com/trainingracing/marathon/stats.asp| accessdate=2007-09-21] . The actual distance for the pre-1925 races varied slightly from the present figure of 42.195 km [26 miles, 385 yards] .
* [http://www.marathonguide.com/history/records/index.cfm interactive graph on men's and women's marathon times plus race descriptions]
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