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Track is running in circles and cross country is just running.

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Q: What is the difference between track and cross country?
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What is the difference between track and field and cross country?

Cross country is long distance running done not on a track. Track and field includes many running events from sprints to long distance on a track as well as field events such as long jump, shotput throw, pole vaulting, etc.

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Cross Country is like Track. You are running, but the only difference is that in Cross Country you are running some trials and in track you are running the track. There are different categories in Track: 100 meter dash, 200 meter dash, 400 meter dash, 800 meter dash, 1600 meter dash, and 3200 meter dash. In Cross Country, I am not sure if you are running 3.2 miles or 5 miles. So it is just distance. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I have been in cross-country for 2 years, cross-country is nothing like track, but it is running. But distance running instead! They're different kinds of races, 1k's, 2k's, 3k's 4k's 5k's. They're even 10k's. Cross-country is a much harder sport than track, since you don't take any breaks between races. You continue going until you're finished 100%. I forget what 1k's and 2k's are, since I don't do them. 3k's is 1.8 miles, a 5k is 3.1 miles. I don't know what a 10k is, long story short 3k and up is at least a mile long.

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Is track and field like cross country?

Track and field is only like cross country in that they both involve running. While cross country involves a long, continuous run, usually off of any track, track and field involves many events that different athletes specialize in. Not all of these events involve running, such as the discus throw. The longest run in a high school track meet is two miles, all of which occurs on a track, whereas a high school cross county meet is five kilometers, or 3.1 miles.

Can males wearing women track shorts in public?

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