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One that participates in a marathon, especially a marathon runner.

mar′a·thon′ing n.
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(Athletics (Track & Field)) a person who runs in a marathon
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(ˈmær əˌθɒn ər, -θə nər)

a runner in a marathon.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marathoner - someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)marathoner - someone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
runner - a trained athlete who competes in foot races
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Still, the midpack marathoner looking to shed a few pounds may well have come across statistics that make some versions of these diets seem tempting.
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