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Q: What is the longest Olympic running race called?
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What is longest running race in the Olympic Games called?

i think its the 1500m but im not 100% sure

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 was the first race in the first Olympic games?

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What is a very long race in the Olympic games?

The longest race is the 50 KM Racewalk. It will be contested on Sat. Aug 11, and starts at 9:00 London time.

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What is the longest distance event in the Olympics?

The MarathonThe longest running race is the marathon at 42.195KM (26miles 385yards)The longest foot race is the mens 50K walkThe longest race is the triathalon - 1500M swim + 40KM cycle + 10KM run

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What is the Longest ongoing olympic sport?

The only event at the very first (classical) Olympic games was the Stadion foot race. A Stadion was about 200m, and women were not allowed to compete, so it would be fair to say that the Men's 200m is the oldest ongoing Olympic event, and therefore Athletics the oldest ongoing Olympic Sport.