Some articles on race, foot race, races:
... Ὁπλιτοδρομία, English translation "race of soldiers") was an ancient foot race, part of the Olympic Games and the other Panhellenic Games ... It was the last foot race to be added to the Olympics, first appearing at the 65th Olympics in 520 BC, and was traditionally the last foot race to be held ... Unlike the other races, which were generally run in the nude, the hoplitodromos required competitors to run wearing the helmet and greaves of the hoplite infantryman from which the race took its name ...
Famous quotes containing the words race and/or foot:
“Home? I have no home. Hunted, despised, living like an animal. The jungle is my home. But I will show the world that I can be its master. I will perfect my own race of people, a race of atomic supermen, which will conquer the world.”
—Edward D. Wood, Jr. (19221978)
“Thats life. Whichever way you turn, fate sticks out a foot to trip you.”
—Martin Goldsmith, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Al Roberts (Tom Neal)