The marathon is a 42km race! It was first run 2,500 years ago. What is the history of this race? Watch and find out!

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The marathon is a very long race. Do you like running? Tell us about it!

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Hi GoldFashionTeam,
Yes, you're right - well spotted! The Persian soldier could not have dreamt about the Parthenon in 490 BC because it wasn't built. I'm sorry we can't change the video but thank you for telling us about this mistake.

Best wishes,
LearnEnglish Kids team

I feel sorry for the for the mesenger.Atleast he died in peace....:-(

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