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Who ran the first marathon

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Phidippides was called upon to run to Athens (26 miles away) to carry the news of the victory and warn about the Persian ships.

Christine Janus

Phidippides, a professional runner, ran 140 miles in 36 hours. Soon after, they introduced real marathons.

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