The Ancient olimpics were only 1 day until 684 B.C. then they were extended to 3 days. then too 5 days 5 centuries B.C. No women were allowed too race or be in the Olympics besides just the performers which were men. Boxing became a sport too just as running became popular. There were all kinds of races like 2 stade race and the long distance race that was up to 7-24 stades long. There's horse racing and MANY MORE! You should join the Olympics! It would be fun!