Since the same side of the Moon always faces the Earth, each lunar day lasts a whole Earth month. Consequently, anybody could outrun the setting Sun on a bicyle. Well, maybe you could. I am old and fat.
When the Moon was created, it was a lot closer to the Earth, and appeared ten times larger in the sky. Each year, the Moon moves 4 centimeters away from the Earth. I'm not sure why this is. Maybe we smell bad and it doesn't want to be