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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i like running,recently i am going on a diet , so i  run everday. my friends and i have never run a marathen,but i want to try it if i have a chance .

Pheidippides didn't do a good job. He forgot to tell the second message before he died.

How could you sugesst that?He died before he could tell the second message.

he still ran too far and that caused him death you can't blame him for dieing.

 he was running boy yo

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I like when i run around the oval so i can have smaller weight and an exercise.

I became third last place in running but in soccer i'm  quick because my friends are fast .

Do you know pheidippidies i,m a fast runner you know.

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