Noun > Marathon

Noun – Marathon

(count)

1 : a running race that is about 26 miles (42 kilometers) long

He ran (in) a marathon.

2 a : something (such as an event or activity) that lasts an extremely long time or that requires great effort

We watched a marathon of our favorite movies.

a movie marathon

a shopping marathon

2 b : a contest in which people compete with each other to see who can do something for the longest amount of time

a dance marathon