ISRAELI BIBLE RACE REJECTS MARATHON GROUP'S BOYCOTT ARGUING FALSE CLAIM

Unlike the Greek Marathon, commemorating the run of a messenger to announce the victory of the Greek army over the invading Persians, the Israeli Bible Marathon commemorates a terrible defeat of the Israelites in the hand of the Philistines.

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Marathon: The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres , that is usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens.
Bible: The Bible is a canonical collection of texts considered sacred in Judaism as well as in Christianity. The term Bible is shared between the two religions, although the contents of each of their collections of canonical texts is not the same. Different religious groups include different books within