The third marathon in Olympic was like no other!
In Meghan McCarthy’s The Wildest Race Ever: The Story of the 1904 Olympic Marathon, you’ll learn about the craziest race in history. One runner got lost. Another runner tried to cheat. Some were accidentally poisoned. Others choked on a lot of dust. The winner was a brave soul. Despite being poisoned, dehydrated and thoroughly tired, he won the race and lost 8 pounds in the process!
To learn more about this crazy race, check out and read The Wildest Race Ever!