Marathon Dam and Lake, Attica, Greece (@ Hercules Milas/Alamy)
- Between 1930 and 1959, this was the sole source of water for Athens.""That involved a 28-mile trip from here
- The fabled discovery of modern-day long-distance running is said to have happened here.""Behold Pheidippides, the Giant of Marathon
- This lake and the nearby town are both named Marathon.""Translated from ancient Greek, it actually means the place for what?
- In 490 BC, one of European history\s most significant events happened nearby.""Does it sound like an epic battle?