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

No.


What is the ancient olympic event?

The Olympic Games.


What event most captivates the spirit of the Olympic games?

The Marathon.


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

the longest event in the olympics is the marathon


What is the ancient Olympic event called?

The Olympic Games.


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

The marathon was one of them...


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?

RUNNING


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")


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 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).


What is the first olympic games?

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


Who invented the ancient Olympic games?

The ancient olympic games originated in ancient Greece.


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.


Is the marathon 20km in the olympic games?

yes


What are the main events in the olympic games?

marathon


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


What was the spirit and aim of the ancient Olympic Games?

The aim and the spirit of the ancient Olympic games was to get every one together to participate and to get along, it was also a spiritual event where all current wars around the world stopped for a period of 2 days.The aim and the spirit of the ancient Olympic games was to get every one together to participate and to get along, it was also a spiritual event where all current wars around the world stopped for a period of 2 days.


Why did the ancient Greeks hold the olympic games?

The ancient Greeks organized the ancient Olympics as a dedication to god Zeus. The event was held in the Olympia plains in Greece.


What was the only athletic event th the first ancient Olympic Games?

wrestling, running, and discus throw