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No. The marathon wasn't part of the ancient games.

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What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

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What is the history of track?

The ancient Olympic Games began in the year 776 BC. The marathon was not an event of the ancient Olympic Games. This is a modern event that started in 1896.

Was the Marathon part of the ancient Olympic Games in Greece?


What is the ancient olympic event?

The Olympic Games.

What event most captivates the spirit of the Olympic games?

The Marathon.

What is the ancient Olympic event called?

The Olympic Games.

What is the longest event in time and distance in the Olympic games?

the longest event in the olympics is the marathon

What was the name for a running race at the ancient Olympic games?

The marathon was one of them...

What is the longest running event in the Olympic Games?

The longest running event in the Olympic Games in the marathon at a distance of 26 miles, 385 yards or 42.195 kilometers.

What is the last event of an Olympic Games?

The men's marathon which is run the morning of the last day.

First ancient Olympics games?

what was the only athletic event at the first ancient olympic games?

What was the only athletic event at the ancient Olympic Games?


What event was held at the earliest ancient Olympic games?

The earliest known event was the footrace.

What modern event is inspired by the celebration to Zeus from Ancient Greece?

The Olympic Games.

Which event was the only one held at the ancient Olympic Games?

Stadion or ("Stade")

Is the marathon 20km in the olympic games?


What are the main events in the olympic games?


Who invented the ancient Olympic games?

The ancient olympic games originated in ancient Greece.

What is the first olympic games?

the first olympic games were in greece. the marathon also originated in greece.

Why wasn't the Olympic games in the ancient Olympics?

it was in ancient olympic

What women was aloud in the real ancient Olympics the ancient olympic games?

No, there was only olympic games for men in ancient olympic history

Ancient greek Olympic stadium?

The ancient Greeks did different games to our Olympic games

Did the olympic games start in ancient Egypt?

No, the olympic games started in Ancient Greece

What event where in ancient Olympic games?

The ancient Olympic Games were initially a one-day event until 684 BC, when they were extended to three days. In the 5th century B.C., the Games were extended again to cover five days. The ancient Games included running, long jump, shot put, javelin, boxing, pankration and equestrian event oh yeah and discus throw.

What event did Peter Fonseca take part in the summer olympic games in atlanta?

Marathon. Peter Fonseca of Canada finished 21st in men's marathon at the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta. His time was 2:17:28.

What was the most difficult running event in the Olympic Games?

The Marathon because it is long or the steeplechase because there are a few jumps (It has tripped people, believe me).