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Chariot racing: There were both 2-horse chariot and 4-horse chariot races, with separate races for chariots drawn by foals. Another race was between carts drawn by a team of 2 mules. The course was 12 laps around the stadium track (9 miles).
Pankration: This event was a grueling combination of boxing and wrestling. Punches were allowed, although the fighters did not wrap their hands with the boxing himantes.
Running: There were 4 types of races at Olympia. The stadion was the oldest event of the Games. Runners sprinted for 1 stade or the length of the stadium. The other races were a 2-stade race, and a long-distance run which ranged from 7 to 24 stades.