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What is the Marathon

machine, but2010-01-28 23:01:52 +0000 #1
why it's called Marathon
yy2794307932010-01-28 23:15:13 +0000 #2
marathon is a long-distance running events, the distance of 42.195 kilometers. The distance from the events then why not an integer? This is from 490 BC September 12 Let's talk about a battle took place.

This battle is the Persians and the Athenians in Athens, not far from the seaside marathon took place, the Athenians finally gained the victory of anti-aggression. In order to hometown people know that the victory of good news as soon as possible, commander in chief to send a man named Ferdinand asylum Mile Di Andean soldiers back messengers.

Fei Dipi Rhodes is a famous "Scud" in order to allow native people knew the good news, he kept highly gallop, and when he went to Athens, it had not breathe, just say "we won ! "That fell to the ground dead.

To commemorate this event, held in 1896 the first modern Olympic Games, established a marathon this project that year Feidi Pi Rhodes messenger running mileage - as a race distance of 42.195 kilometers.
Hell Governor2010-01-28 23:35:19 +0000 #3
horse pulling a cart of dried meat floss, or the pine trees! Looking to adopt! ! ! !

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