i think its the 1500m but im not 100% sure
The longest race is the 50 Km walk. The longest running race is the Marathon.
a running race.
A Chariot race and a running race.
It is the longest running professional spring running race in the world.
The marathon was one of them...
The longest race is the 50 KM Racewalk. It will be contested on Sat. Aug 11, and starts at 9:00 London time.
The person is David Rudisha. he has the world record and is soon to break it in 2012 olympic games. Go David!
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
The Coca-Cola 600 is currently the longest sanctioned Nascar race.
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.