Convert marathon to lieue des postes (French league)
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Definition and details for marathon:
Marathon is a long distance foot race with an official distance of 42.195 kilometers. The name Marathon comes from the legend of Pheidippides, a Greek messenger, who was sent from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens to announce that Greeks won Persians in the battle of Marathon, in which he had just fought. Pheidippides ran the entire distance without stopping and burst into the assembly, exclaiming "ΝΕΝΙΚΗΚΑΜΕΝ" (We have won.) before collapsing and dying.
Definition and details for lieue des postes (French league):
Lieue des postes (French league) was the official unit of the French league. It was created in 1737 and it was equal to 2200 toises or about 4288 meters.