they have been running for alot and alot of years there you go that is your awnswer they have been running for alot and alot of years there you go that is your awnswer
112 years ... the first 'modern' Olympics were held in 1896 in Athens.
the London Olympics 2012 was the 30th modern olympiad .
The 'modern' Olympic games began in 1896.
The first recorded Olympic games was in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece. Yet the first modern Olympics was in 1896. So its been going around for 116 years.
Running has been a part of the Olympics since the original ones in Ancient Greece.
Starting in 1896, there have been 29 in the modern era, not including the winter olympics. Making the upcoming Olympics in London the 30th of the modern era.
The Modern Olympics trace their roots back to Greece. There have been thirty Summer Olympics and 22 Winter games held during the Modern era.
In Greece, 1896, was when the first "modern" Olympics were held.
Most of the events from the Modern Olympics originally came from the Ancient Olympics but many more events have been added to the Modern Olympics...