Brief history of a long race

A messenger may or may not have run to Athens from the Battle of Marathon in 490 B.C., and he may or may not have dropped dead after proclaiming the victory. But there is no doubt that the event inspired by his legend is alive and growing.

A messenger may or may not have run to Athens from the Battle of Marathon in 490 B.C., and he may or may not have dropped dead after proclaiming the victory. But there is no doubt that the event inspired by his legend is alive and growing.

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