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He ran 26 miles to tell of the greek victory at Marathon. What actually happend was he ran the s 26 miles, to Athens i believe, then shouted Nike!! which means victory, then died on the spot.

Q: Why did phipplies ran 26 miles?

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5 miles

6.2 miles

6.4 miles

The marathon runner is running at 26 miles per 2.5 hours (26 miles / 2.5 hours), or 10.4 miles per hour.

0.06 miles per minute.

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no idea name but it was to do with a battle between Greeks and Persians at Marathon. he ran 26 miles got into city walls shouted Nike and died. (victory) that's why we call 26 miles a Marathon

Steve ran 11 miles

Marathon... No Joke

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It is exactly 26.218 miles or 42,195 meters.

The Greek soldier Pheidippides

I will tell you something it was not Sparticus or Pheippides

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I assume you mean the person who ran 26 miles from Marathon to Athens to announce the victory won there by the Greeks. His name according to Herodotus was Pheidippides.

Terry Fox ran about 23.4 miles per day. Almost a marathon(26 miles and 385yards)

Pheidippides died after running 140 from Athens to Sparta to inform them that the Persians had invaded Greece. He later ran an additional 26 miles after which he died from exhaustion.