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What is a stade race?

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Race of speed or stade race (600feet or 200m). It covered the Olympia track from one end to the other (192,28m). The winner was called stadionikis (winner of stadion). The first winner of stadion in Olympia was Korivos from Ilia. Stadion was the only athletic event until the 13th Olympiad (728 B.C.)

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The Stade was the first organized athletic event ever held. It first occurred in 776 BC and was a race of 192 meters in length. I believe that I read somewhere that the competitors started with one foot in a groove and ran across the length of the stadium floor and around a stake (hence the name Stade) and then back across the original starting line to finish. The winner was adorned with a wreath and given hero status for the calendar year and any men who false started were considered cheaters and forced to pay for a bronze statue of Zeus.

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