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Run 26 miles
Swim 5 miles
26 miles is a marathon.
If you get tired while swimming, there's actually a risk of drowning. Running just lets you pass out!
just float but that also does depend on your body type but still
Also, swimming is hard for a runner...
I want to run a marathon.
I can't float so I can't really swim
I cycled 13 miles in 2 hours so running 26 miles will take 8 hours
So lets say you cycle 30 kph you can walk 15 kph fuck logic
26 miles in 8 hours? that makes no sense. If you're running, let's say you average at 8 mph, even though it is very possible to run faster. That should only take 3 hours and some change. In order to "run" it in 8 hours that would mean your going about 3 mph...That's a walk not a run...maybe a slight jog....I just had to say that. :)
Actually, you could go into cardiac arrest.
@likeaboss unless you insist on swimming 5 miles using backstroke you're gonna drown
I'm a long distance runner and a swimmer. I have swam 2 miles before and almost died. But I have ran 15 miles before and felt like I could go on further.
Swimming 5 miles isn't that hard.
Gotta Go Fast
funnily enough swimming is easy for a swimmer, and there is always side stroke for when you get too tired
I had to swim that much nearly every day when I swam competitively but running seems more fun lol
You could just slowly swim... like you know, no pressure at all just float till you get there. running is much harder
Mr. Dunn brings up the excellent point of dying in the swimming event. Passing out only results in minor scrapes and bruises in the running option.
Its funny how your name is patrick but you picked running
Doesn't say how deep the water is. It could be, like, 3 feet. And there could be life guards, too.
Well, as a swimmer I'd obviously choose the 5 miles...
Five miles is not that hard at all, with a combination of different strokes and floats it could be done easily. In swimming you can use different parts of your body to move you through the water there for giving the other parts a rest, unlike running where it's the constant use of your legs and feet.
Run a marathon or swim a little...I could at least stop if I wanted too.
Worst part is you CAN'T say you ran a marathon haha
Im taking lifeguard courses and already swim a couple km sometimes... This was really a no-brainer for me.
it never said that it cant be a swimming pool that's shallow and you cant stant and in what time and that you cant take breaks
i'd chuck in my ipod and go for gold bitch
is this even a debate right now.. running or anything else? obviously running lets be serious!
Try RUNNING 26 miles, unless you're an Olympian I doubt you can even walk that distance without a break
@SDVWP, accidentally clicked agree, 26 miles is marathon distance, it's been proven that with just 8 months of training, any average person can do it, you don't have to be an Olympian.
I would walk 500 miles...
And I would walk 500 more.
Just be the man who walk 1000 miles
excersize fuck yeah
You can just swim slow for 5 miles but you have to run the full 26 miles
apparently you people don't realize how god damn slow the average human swims... you'd be in the water for hours working far more muscle with far less oxygen.
im a cross country runner so ill take my chances in a marathon
I hear drowning is the most peaceful way to kick the bucket (and swallow its contents).
ok try holding your breath or having water go down the windpipe neither are very nice now try both at the same time
Peaceful my ass, gasping for air, most likely freaking out, holding your breath untill you have to inhale and all you have to inhale is water. Yup sounds realy peaceful and relaxing...
Most people who drown actually don't inhale water. The body simply shuts off the esophagus until you suffocate (in most instances)
was that supposed to be a plus because it still sounds painful as shit
who said u had to do it all at once
Swimming 5 miles would be way way harder
I swim 20 miles a week.
I plain enjoy running more than swimming plus I would like to run a marathon
I can't run for the life of me, but I'm a pretty good swimmer.
swimming is a full body work out.. and it never said you can't do it over a long period of time! ;)
You're still swimming 5 miles, regardless of how long it takes.
I'm a swimmer and hate running I've actually swam three miles in one setting
I'd rather walk 500 miles. And then walk 500 more.
I've been a swimmer so I would pull that off easier...
Swimming 5 miles is about equal to a marathon and running us safer
Depends if you're a good swimmer or not
Run a marathon or swim a marathon?
Swimming is fucking difficult.
There's no time limit, right? I'll finish this sometime next month
I don't like drowning...
I have done both, and swimming is easier.
Just take breaks.
Imma nigga, nigga... Fuck the water fool, running with ma big dick floppin
I can't swim xD
I can... kind of swim... but I would drown
Who said it couldn't be a small amount of water there?
Pfft people using flotation devices, I would then run on a treadmill in the back of a bus as it drove
how long? breaks?
doesnt say u cant rest
At least when I pass out running I won't die.
run with hover boots that don't make my feet move
I can't swim so I would have a very hard time with that option xD
at least i won't drown
It doesn't say you can't take breaks or do it piece by piece...
As someone who has ran a marathon, fuck that.
Actually it's 26 miles and 365 yards (about 1095 feet) . A fair difference.
it doesn't say you can't take breaks...
Well i can't swim so yeah...
swimming's a full body workout
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