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The longest running race is the marathon at 42.195KM (26miles 385yards)

The longest foot race is the mens 50K walk

The longest race is the triathalon - 1500M swim + 40KM cycle + 10KM run

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The longest athletics race in the Olympics is the marathon race, over 26 miles.

But the longest of all is the mens cycling road race at 239km

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The 50KM walk is longer than the marathon

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It depends on the division, but in Middle School it's usually a mile. In high school it is 2 miles.

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In Athletics 1500m ( 3 laps then 3 quarters ) is the longest race. Only in Athletics. In Marathons runners run MUCH, MUCH longer.

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At the 2008 Games in Beijing, that was 245.4 km in men's individual road race cycling.

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Cycling road race at 100km.

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42.195km

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Depends on what the question refers to: The longest "running" event is the Marathon, but the longest event in terms of distance in the athletics is the Mens 50 kilometre walk (but you certainly aren't allowed to run in that). Alternatively there are a whole series of events that have been included in every Olympics, therefore there is no single longest running event in terms of being at every Olympics.


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