7 Ancient Wonders Online Race Series: The Great Pyramid

Mon, 1 June 2020 — Sun, 21 June 2020

7 Ancient Wonders Online Race Series: The Great Pyramid

The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World were a marvel of architecture, human ingenuity, and engineering on a scale that even the greatest artists of contemporary times would have a hard time replicating today.

Let's run back in ancient times to relive the magnificent moments of the wonders with our amazing 7 Ancient Wonders Online Race Series. The first running stop—Great pyramid at Giza, Egypt, which is the only wonder out of the original seven, that still exists today.

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Soak yourself in the ancient magnificent seven wonders of the world in the most beautiful online race series. Sign up to receive special offer when the next race is available!

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An online race is an event that allows you to run or walk anywhere around the world during the race period with no specific starting time or starting place, alone or with friends at your own pace.

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Choose your race category and sign up for each online race when they are available at Spacebib.com before the online registration closes.

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Track your run/walk with any running app, fitness wearable/device or on a treadmill and upload your result screenshot in your Spacebib's account.

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Complete the required distance that you have signed up to earn your awards and your physical race entitlements will be delivered to your mailing address.


7 Ancient Wonders Online Race Series

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Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt

Race period: 1 June to 21 June

The first running stop—Great pyramid at Giza, Egypt, which is the only wonder out of the original seven, that still exists today. The Great Pyramid at Giza was constructed between 2584 and 2561 BCE for the Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu.

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Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Race period: 22 June to 12 July

The second running stop—Hanging Gardens of Babylon. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, if they existed as described, were built by Nebuchadnezzar II between 605-562 BCE as a gift to his wife.

Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece

Race period: 13 July to 2 August

The third running stop—Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia was created by the great Greek sculptor Phidias (known as the finest sculptor of the ancient world in the 5th century BCE.

Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

Race period: 3 August to 23 August

The fourth running stop—Temple of Artemis at Ephesus. The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus (Ephesos), a Greek colony in Asia Minor, took over 120 years to build and only one night to destroy. Completed in 550 BCE, the temple was 425 feet (about 129 m) long, 225 feet (almost 69 m) wide, supported by 127 60-foot (about 18 m) high columns.

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

Race period: 24 August to 13 September

The fifth running stop—Mausoleum at Halicarnassus. The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus was the tomb of the Persian Satrap Mausolus, built c. 351 BCE. Mausolus chose Halicarnassus as his capital city, and he and his beloved wife Artemisia went to great lengths to create a city whose beauty would be unmatched in the world. The tomb was 135 feet (41 m) tall and ornately decorated with fine sculpture.

Colossus of Rhodes

Race period: 14 September to 4 October

The sixth running stop—Colossus of Rhodes. The Colossus of Rhodes was a statue of the god Helios (the patron god of the island of Rhodes) constructed between 292 and 280 BCE. It stood over 110 feet (just over 33 m) high, overlooking the harbor of Rhodes and, despite fanciful depictions to the contrary, stood with its legs together on a base much like the Statue of Liberty in the harbor off New York City in the United States of America.


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Lighthouse of Alexandria, Egypt

Race period: 5 October to 25 October

The last running stop—Lighthouse of Alexandria, Egypt. The Lighthouse at Alexandria, built on the island of Pharos, stood close to 440 feet (134 m) in height and was commissioned by Ptolemy I Soter. Construction was completed sometime around 280 BCE. The lighthouse was the third tallest human-made structure in the world (after the pyramids), and its light (a mirror which reflected the sun’s rays by day and a fire by night) could be seen as far as 35 miles out to sea.



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