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# What is the 800 meter race?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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Two laps around an outdoor track.

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800 / 100 = 8

### Distance of a 800 meter race in miles?

800 meters is just under 1/2 of a mile.

### What is 800 relay race?

It is correctly called the 4x800 meter relay. It's when 4 runners each take turns running the 800 meter in a race (two laps around the track) by using a baton to pass to each other.

1:45 or lower

### How long is an 800 meter race?

if you are running on a regular highschool track which is about 400meters then (if you do the math) 2 laps around the track is an 800m race

### If you run an 800 meter race and the 1600 meter race are you considered middle distance or long distance?

I consider an 800 middle distance and the mile distance. Some however would argue that the mile is middle distance so it depends on what you want to call it but they are definitly not sprinting.

### What is the average time for a person running a 800 meter race?

girls: 2:30ish guys: 2:00ish

### Is a hundred-yard race or a hundred-meter race larger?

A hundred-meter race

### Rules for 800m race?

The rules for the 800 meter are the same for all races. No hitting, cutting off, cursing, or show boating.

### Where do you start for a 400 meter race?

You normally start a 400m race (outdoor track) at the same place as 800, 1600 and possibly 300; which isn't a common event in outdoor track and field anyway

### How do you calculate split time?

A split time is basically the time it takes to run a fraction of a race. If there is a 1500 meter race, there could be split times at 400 meters, 800 meters, and 1200 meters. So the time it took to run the first 400 meters of the 1500 meter race would be called a split time.

### Who won the bronze medal in the 800 meter race at the 1992 Olympic games?

Men: Johnny Gray, United StatesWomen: Ana Fidelia Quirot, Cuba