The Spirit of the Marathon: From Pheidippides to Today

National Hellenic Museum | Chicago , Ill.

 
 

333 S. Halsted St.
Chicago , Ill.
(312) 655-1234
www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/
Date: October 4, 2012 - January 4, 2013
Cost: Free with admission

Learn and connect to the history of the Marathon race, inspired by the Battle of Marathon (490 BC), from the first Marathon race in the 1896 Athens Olympics to today. Includes section on The Chicago Marathon. Children are invited to participate in a Race for Pheidippides scavenger hunt to redeem a prize. Exhibit coloring pages also available.

 
 







 
 
 
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