Marathon - 26,2 miles/42,195km.
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 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!)
Running has been in the Olympic games since they started.
The longest race is the 50 Km walk. The longest running race is the Marathon.
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the longest event in the olympics is the marathon
they participated in the running
Some running events were included in the original Greek games.
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.
The Olympic Games.
a running race.
A Chariot race and a running race.
yes professionals always play in the Olympic Games that is why they are called OLYMPIC GAMES! stupidType your answer here...
THE FIRST OLYMPIC GAMES WERE CALLED OLIMPA.
No such event
the played really boring games like running naked
The marathon was one of them...
No he is not, as he is currently banned for professional Track and Field running.