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 but I'm not a very good runner.I'm good at tennis .

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Listening this story is pretty difficult. But it is interesting !

According to my logic, Pheidippides is the best runner!!!
Please understand the trouble he took..!

 It's wonderful but sad too. Poor that man!

that was cool the greeks beet the persians and they killed 6400 and 192 greeks died that is amazing i thought the persians were going to win.

 I had to translate it into Dutch for my homework because I live in the Nederlands