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Friday, April 8, 2011 at 4:45PM

Professor Tom Scanlon delivered the sixth Marathon2500 lecture on Tuesday, April 5 focused on the fascinating and puzzling legend(s) of Pheidippides (or whatever his name was), ancient long-distance messenger runners ("day runners" hemerodromoi) as a class, ancient footraces in the stadium, perhaps a bit about the Olympic truce (on the theme of sport and war), the Marathon Race in the modern Olympics, and modern long-distance running. 

Listen to the lecture and download the presentation:


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