# Who first ran the 100 yards in under 10 seconds?

Jesse Owens

### What is 100 yards long?

Two sports come to mind when I see the phrase "100 yards long". One is the field of play in American style football. Both college & NFL football. Excluding the 10 yard end zones, the regular field of play is 100 yards long. Also, in high school track, the old 100 yard dash is still an exciting event. A good time for high school kids in the 100 yard dash is 9.5 seconds. An average…

### How do you get the answer to 100 yards in 10.11 seconds?

100 yards in 10.11 second means you go 100/10.11 = 9.891196834817013 yards in one second. There are 60 seconds in a minute and 60 minutes in an hour - therefore 3600 second in an hour. therefore in an hour you will go 3600*9.891196834817013 = 35608.30860534125 yards There are 1,760 yards in a mile therefore in that hour you will have traveled 35608.30860534125/1760 = 20.23199352576207 miles So you are moving at a speed of about 20…

### What would be your 100 yard dash time if you ran a 9.58 in 100 meters?

About 10.4 seconds. This is not possible because 100 meters is longer than 100 yards. ======================================================== The correct solution is 8.76 100M = 109.361 yds set up a proportion as follows: 109.361 yds/9.58 = 100 yds/ x cross multiply and get: 109.361 x = 9.58 * 100 109.361 x = 958 x = 958/109.361 = 8.7599 Rounded you get 8.76 seconds for 100 yards