Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Statistics, Planet Saturn
A relay team of 4 people were running a double marathon if each runner ran the same distance what fraction of the distance did each run?
A quarter of the distance.
Asked in London 2012 Olympics
Who is the person taking part in the London 2012 Olympics with artificial legs?
Oscar Pistorius is the first double amputee runner to take part in the Olympic Games. He is competing in the 400m and the 4 x 400m relay races. ...
Asked in Math and Arithmetic
If a runner runs a mile in 4 minutes 30 seconds how fast were they running in MPH?
If a runner runs a mile in 4 minutes 30 seconds he is averaging 13.33 MPH over the total distance. ...
Asked in Swimming, Track Events, Swimming Events
What is a medley relay?
A medley relay race is when 4 swimmers swim a relay race where each swimmer uses a different stroke. The first swims a backtstroke, the second swims a breastroke, the third swims a butterfly, and the final swimmer swims a freestyle. They go in alphabetical order. in track there are several types of medley relays one example is the 800 medley relay the people run like this: 1. 100m 2.100m 3.200m 4.400m in track theres two different medley relays THE SPRINT medley relay (SMR) totals 1mile Is ran with two...
Asked in Track and Field, Olympics Track and Field
What are the track and field distance events?
For high school runners, track and field distance events include the 400m, 800m, 1600m, 3200m, and 4x400m. Occasionally, some high schools compete in distance medleys which may be a 4x800m or 400, 800, 1200, 1600 relay or 4 x1600m. For the Olympics, the distance events include: 400m, 800m, 1600m, 3000m, 5000m, and 10000m. There are also relays, the most famous one being 4x400m. ...
Asked in Olympic History
Who won the most gold medals in Olympics from New Zealand?
As of the 2008 Games, that would be kayaker Ian Ferguson with 4. Kayaker Paul MacDonald and middle distance runner Peter Snell have 3 each. ...
Asked in 4X400 Meter Relay
How do i train for the 1600 meter relay?
The 1600M relay also known as the 4 by 400M requires skill of the baton pass, as well as fast 400m times from all 4 athletes especially the anchor leg. I assume you all run fast 400M times, but if you don't run that fast, focus on increasing your maximal sprinting speed as well as running intervals to help run at a faster pace during each 400m leg. Passing the baton may seem to be an easy thing to do, but...
Asked in Track and Field
How many miles in an oval outdoor field track in lane 2?
Standard outdoor tracks are 400 meters in length in the first lane which roughly equals 1/4 mile (actually .2485 mile). Distance in the other lanes depends on the length of the turns and the width of the lanes which varies between facilities. Some tracks have been fit into narrow spaces and thus have very short, tight turns and long straights. Similarly lane width plays a roll. The 400m distance is measured along the inside line of lane one so the distance around...