Disneyland sponsors dozens of footraces every year. By 6:30 am, this one was over. It was the 5K "Dazzle at Dawn" run. These two finished and were festooned with a Mickey Mouse medallion for their accomplishment. 
The Superbowl of motorcycle racing takes place on the Isle of Man every May or June. The island's roads are closed and the the winning cyclists exceed 200 mph. Make reservations on the ferry early, though. These bikers seem experienced and well equipped. They'll be on the lookour for squids, otherwise known as organ doners. 2011]
The reign of Pericles in Athens marks the end of chapter 1 in the evolution of democracy. Athenian governance allowed adult male citizens to vote directly on matters of state. Pericles set the stage for the vote that made Cyprus a member of the European Union in 2004 and for the British vote that withdrew the United Kingdom from the EU in 2016.