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A half-marathon is 13.1 miles and half the length of a marathon. It is much easier to train for and a lot less dangerous than running a marathon, so more people enjoy running half-marathons. The fastest time for a half-marathon is 62 minutes and 56 seconds, which is slightly under 5 minutes a mile. Many cities and states hold various half-marathon events with participants both running and walking.