Saturday, April 23, 2011
Chris lights the cauldren at Marathon
Official Starting of Greek Marathon race. Paul Creer started here and ran the 2500 running of the race in October 2010. Way to go Paul
This is the statue of MILIATHES the leader of the army. Upon the victory, Miliathes send a runner in full armor to Athens 40 Kilometers away to tell them of the victory. He ran the distance without stopping and upon arriving he said, " We Won" and fell dead!
This a marker at the statue. Site of the Battle of Marathon in 490 BC.
This is the tumulas at Marathon. The battle of Marathon was fought here and dead were buried in a pile and covered up.