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question regarding track distance

I know that a standard high school track is 1/4 mile, but obviously distance varies by the lane you stay in. Anyone know what is the distance of the outer lane is?

Wed. Sep 20, 11:10pm

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Pressuming a lane width of 42", you will have gone 1.117 miles after 4 laps. I found a great calculator for this - link is below. Happy exercising!


Thursday, September 21, 2006, 12:00 AM

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OP here-thank you for the link. This is one of the reasons I love PT; it is always easy to get some great info from other members. Thanks again.

Thursday, September 21, 2006, 2:46 PM

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