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Running has been a part of the Olympics since the original ones in Ancient Greece.
It was one of the earliest "sports" and was in the first Olympics in Greece in 776 BC.
It is impossible to say for the ancient Olympics. For the modern Olympics you need to state what distance.
they ancient Olympics begun to honor their gods
running, swimming,weight lifting
The games have begun.
Running was a part of the first ancient Olympics in Olympia, Greece, in 776 BC. They had several different foot races in those first Olympic Games. See the Related Link.
Chariot racing, running, and discus were among the events played in the ancient olympics.
21 running events at the morden Olympics