@baseplanet1Active 2 months ago
he word “marathon” comes from a Greek legend. The story goes that Philippides, a messenger, ran from the Battle of Marathon all the way to Athens, some 26 miles away, to deliver news of the Athenians’ victory over the invading Persians.
“Joy,” he announced. “We have won!” And then he dropped dead.
Most marathoners I know recogniz…[Read more]