100-Meter Sprint Versus A Marathon

Although they are both running sports the 100-meter sprint and the marathon are two completely different events. The 100-meter sprint is a brief, explosive event (Newsholme, Leech & Duester, 1994; Ross & Leveritt, 2001); the marathon is a prolonged, high-intensity, endurance event (Wagenmakers, 1999). The essence of the 100-meter sprint…