In whose memory is Marathon race conducted?

Options :
  1. Hermokrates
  2. Elpis
  3. Aesop
  4. Pheidippides
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 4

Explanation:

Pheidippides was a Greek soldier who ran in a battle from Marathon to Athens a distance of 42 kms approx. Marathon commemorates his heroic run.

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