The Greeks were exhausted as the battle came to the end. The king told Pheidippides to give the messenger to the queen to Athens that they had won.Never giving up Pheidippides was running all the way to Athens. Pheidippides ran over the rocky mountains. Pheidippides was running all the way to Athens there was no water and no food.“Joy! We won!” shouted Pheidippides as he got to Athens he sent the messages there was no water and no food as he was talking he collapse and died.