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Ladas the marathon runner was Ladas of Argos who was renowned for his marathon running skills. They said that he ran so lightly he left no footsteps in the sand. In 460BC he won the Dolichos but he dropped dead just as he was to be given the victor’s palm by the judges.

Bridgend County Borough Council Collection, Maesteg Town Council Offices

Maesteg


Date

1899

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 102 x W 127 cm

Accession number

PCF3

Acquisition method

acquired by the former Ogwr Borough Council; inherited by Bridgend County Borough Council as successor authority

Work type

Painting


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Bridgend County Borough Council Collection, Maesteg Town Council Offices

Talbot Street, Maesteg, Bridgend (Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr) CF34 9BY Wales

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