# How many meters was the ancient Olympic race track?

Probobly as long as it is now

### How many laps around a Olympic size track equal one mile?

The answer is: 4.02336 laps, i.e. 4 laps plus 9.344 meters (30.66 feet). 1 lap around a standard Olympic oval track is 400 meters. 1 mile = 5280 feet = 1609.344 meters 1609.344 meters/400 meters = 4.02336 laps So if you've been running exactly 4 laps on an Olympic (i.e. 400-meter) track thinking it was your definitive 1-mile time, your real 1-mile time is actually a little longer, but just a couple of seconds longer…