Chatterbox #220 – Marathon

Do you like jogging? Can you jog 42.195 kilometres? Not many of us can. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk about the joys and difficulties of long-distance running.

Fun facts

In September 2018, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya broke his own world record for the marathon with a time of 2 hours, 1 minute, and 39 seconds. The running world is anxious to see who will be the first to run a marathon in under 2 hours!

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Grey
  • To keep well
  • Staple
  • To be decked out
  • To be gassed
  • Boisterous

Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free

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