First, it was the Athenian infantry running towards the invading Persians. Then came a lone soldier running towards downtown Athens. Later on, it was a water carrier wearing a fustanella, pursued by a host of incredulous athletes. It seems that when in Marathon you must run and this is the story of the legends who came, saw, and run before you.
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The team behind the stories at Clio Muse consists of a dedicated long-haired art conservator, an inquisitive bespectacled historian, a passionate feminist curator, and a gifted graphic designer with a permanent tan.