They have to run 8,000 miles in some cases.
The Torch is different for every games and has to be designed by the host nation.
It is the sign of purity,peace and reason.
It is lit by a flame produced by the suns rays in a curved mirror in front of Heras temple at mount Olympia.
The greatest honour is given to the host nations athlete,who enters the Olympic stadium,do a lap of honour,and light the Cauldron at the opening Ceremony.
The torch is different for every games and has to be designed by the host nation.
The torch is carried through lots of places as a relay.
Olympic Torches have been transported lots of different ways.