The first marathon

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!


Do the preparation task first. Then watch the story and do the activities.

Story developed by Cambridge English Online


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

Average: 4.1 (16 votes)


Submitted by OrangeSapphirePop on Thu, 17/08/2023 - 15:13


in this story there was sparta so do you guys know that sparta wars fought against troy,sparta won

Submitted by MisterDoveDuck on Tue, 10/08/2021 - 03:09

hello, i am win I like running

Submitted by MissDuckTram on Thu, 11/02/2021 - 23:53

hello ı like run . ı can run

Submitted by AgentEyePelican on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 00:38

I like running. I would like to run a maraton, because it could be funny!

Submitted by CaptainAstrona… on Fri, 20/03/2020 - 01:17

so much Kilometers .. Good story but I HATE running.

Submitted by ClimbingPopBamboo on Sun, 15/03/2020 - 19:26

so much Kilometers

Submitted by RunningFootbal… on Sat, 17/08/2019 - 06:26

Good story but I HATE running.

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