1500 Meter run

The 1500 meter run is the distance of 3 and 3/4 laps around the track. It is sometimes called the metric mile.

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Who is the fastest guy runner in the world?

Usain Bolt

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How do you convert 1500 meter times to mile times?

"it depends on your pace, but it is only 100 meters short of a mile. So, add somewhere from 20 to 30 seconds."


Adding 20 to 30 seconds doesn't take a runner's pace into consideration. When converting for qualifying standards, I use the following formula...

1500 Meter time in seconds X 1.079709247 =

converted mile time.

For instance, a 4:00.00 1500 meter time would be converted by doing this...

convert 4:00 to seconds. This would give you 240.00 seconds...

Then

240.00 x 1.079709247 =

259.13... This is a 4:19.13 Mile

(the exact conversion of 1500 meters to 1609.343998 meters would use 1.072895999, but we assume that you slow a bit the longer your run.)

Using 1.0797 or about 1.08 allows for some slowing but it may not be enough. An interesting way to look at it is to compare the world records for both races. Interestingly at the current time the world record for both events (for men) is held by Hicham

El Guerrouj

who set the 1500 m. record in July 1998 in Rome at 3:26.0 and the following summer (July 1999) set the 1 mile record of 3:43.1 at the same stadium. The ratio is 1.083, only slightly greater than the 1.0797 suggested above. But the relative slowing over the extra 100 meters may be greater the slower one is running. Also the mile run is not run so frequently as the 1500 meter run so the 1500 meter record should advance more rapidly and make the comparison less valid. Some evidence for the greater relative slowing over the extra 100 meters at a slower pace is that the ratio for the women's world records in the two events is 1.096. But in that case it is 2 different women a few years apart at different tracks so hardly definitive. Using 1.08 to 1.10 seems a reasonable range for a conversion factor for elite to very

fast middle distance runners.

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How many miles are there in 1500 meters?

.9315 miles

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How old is Sebastian Coe?

UK Olympic distance runner Sebastian Coe is 61 years old (birthdate: September 29, 1956).

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What is the American high school record for the 200 meter dash?

According to Track and Field News, the American high school record in the 200 is 20.13 seconds set by Roy Martin of Roosevelt High School in Dallas, Texas in 1985.

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What is the fastest 1500 meter run by a woman?

As of June, 2008 the women's 1500 meter run record holder is Qu Yunxia of China who ran a 3:50.46 in 1993.

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How do you pronounce Hicham el Guerrouj?

Hicham is pronounced heeshum elgrows with a long o.

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What is the average time for a person in 1600 meter race?

Around around 4minutes for a good athlete but an average person would take anything between 6-11 minutes =D

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How fast should a 13 yr old boy run 1600 meters?

I just came back from gym class with a time of 6 min 15 sec, second in 3 classes. Lots of people came in between 7min and 8 min.

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1.5 miles equals how many meters?

slightly over 2400 meters

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What is the average time to run 1500 meters for a 14 year old boy?

British Columbia Athletics in Canada is one of the most competitive

distance running organizations outside of Africa, and typically

the fastest 14 year olds run around 4:30 for 1500M, and the

8th place finisher in the championships would run around 4:50.

going down a level to a typical city championship, a middle of

the pack runner would be just over 5 minutes.

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How many laps is 100m swimming?

depends on the pool 25m pool 4 laps 50m 2 laps

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Who holds the men's 1500m world record?

Hicham El Guerrouj of Morocco with a time of 3:26.00

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What is the Olympic world record in the 1500 meter run?

Noah Ngeny from Kenya ran the 1500 in 3.32.07 at Sydney in 2000.

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Who holds the men's 1500 meter world record?

Outdoor - Hicham El Guerrouj (MOR), 3:26.00, 7/14/1998 in Rome, Italy

Indoor - Hicham El Guerrouj (MOR), 3:31.18, 2/2/1997 in Stuttguart, Germany

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HELP 1500m track Any Tips?

Well work out everyday and make sure to stretch every single day. Run mopre than your supposed to and dont give up and you will succeed

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What is the American high school record for the 100 meter dash?

According to TrackandField.com, the American high school record in the 100 meter dash is held by J-Mee Samuels of Mt. Tabor High School in Winston Salem, NC, at a time of 10.08 seconds run on July 24, 2005. Jeff Demps ran the 100 meter dash in 10.01 seconds at the U.S. Olympic team trials on July 6, 2008.

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2.5 miles equals how many meters?

2.5 Miles = 4022.50000 Meters


http://www.exrx.net/Calculators/LengthConverter.html - For any other conversions.

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How many muscles does it take to run?

516

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What is the fastest 1500 meter run by a thirteen year old?

I ran 5 mins 7.5 secs at 11 years and three months old on a school sports day so it was timed.

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He sings corridos (drug ballads)...he is unique because he write his "corridos" and sings them...he is from culiacan,sinaloa and his name is alfredo rios

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What is the American high school record for the mile?

As of February, 2008 that is Alan Webb of South Lakes HS in Reston, VA who ran a 3:53.43 at the Prefontaine Classic in 2001.

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Which is longer a mile or 1600 meters?

A mile. A mile has 5280 feet while 1600 meters has 5249.3438 feet. A difference of 30.6562 feet.

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Fastest 1500 meters ran by a man?

Outdoor Men -- Hicham El Guerrouj (MOR), 3:26.00, 7/14/1998

in Rome, Italy

Indoor Men -- Hicham El Guerrouj (MOR), 3:31.18, 2/2/1997

in Stuttguart, Germany ------Source: USATF

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