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What is the longest running race in the olympic Games called?

the maraphon race


What is the longest running race in olympic games called?

Marathon - 26,2 miles/42,195km.


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.


The longest running olympic games?

The longest running games ever is attributed to one Robert Davies' Games, (actually spelled OLIMPICK Games) - the Games ran annually in Chipping Campden from 1612 to 1852 plus a resurrected games in 1951. This makes it the longest running games with 241 events. The Games always included the Main Event which was Shin Kicking! (OUCH!)


When was running first introduced to the olympic games?

Running has been in the Olympic games since they started.


What and when is the longest race in the olympipc games called?

The longest race is the 50 Km walk. The longest running race is the Marathon.


What happens in running races for the Olympic Games?

you we running and runnin


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

the longest event in the olympics is the marathon


What Olympic events did Caribbean Athletes participate in the 2008 Olympic Games?

they participated in the running


In what country did running first originate in the Olympic Games?

Some running events were included in the original Greek games.


Why are the Olympic Games called what they are?

The Olympic games are loosely based on the ancient Olympic Games of ancient Greece. These were called the Olympic Games because they were held in Olympia, which was a plain in the district of Elis, in southern Greece that was regarded as a sacred region.


What is the ancient Olympic event called?

The Olympic Games.


What is the longest running event in Commonwealth Games?

The Marathon.


What was the first race in the first Olympic games?

a running race.


What are the stadiums and running tracks like in olympic games?

round


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

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What Olympic games did Greece have?

A Chariot race and a running race.


How many running races are run at an Olympic games?

five


Should professionals be allowed to particapate in the olympic games?

yes professionals always play in the Olympic Games that is why they are called OLYMPIC GAMES! stupidType your answer here...


Why are the commenwealth games not called the olympic games?

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What was the first Olympics games called?

THE FIRST OLYMPIC GAMES WERE CALLED OLIMPA.


Who won the gold medal for the longest mustache at the London 2012 Olympic Games?

No such event


What games did the first olympic play?

the played really boring games like running naked


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

The marathon was one of them...


Is Justin Gatlin running at the 2008 Olympic games?

No he is not, as he is currently banned for professional Track and Field running.