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[833c] we shall await the return of these runners, and to the winner of each race we shall award the prize.

Clinias
Very right.

Athenian
Let us plan these contests in three divisions—one for children, one for youths, and one for men. We shall ordain that the course for the youths' races shall be two-thirds of the full course, and that for children one-half, when they compete either as archers or as hoplites. In the case of females, we shall ordain races of a furlong, a quarter-mile, a half-mile, and a three-quarters

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