Sorry, you have to be the fastest runner to win the 100 meter race.
The answer depends on the distance for the race. A marathon runner could not maintain the speed attained by a sprint runner.
54.3 Injured runner who finished the race
2 and 3/4
A 400 meter race is one lap around a normal high school track. It is also an Olympic event, and is considered a Short distance run.
They are running a race, so they need to be fast. It is a relatively short distance, so runners run very fast in it, so a runner needs to build a high level of speed in order to win. It is the fastest race and shows who can run at the greatest speed.
100 metres in 10 seconds
The standard athletics track is 400m. So a 5000 meter race would be 12 and a half times around it.
THey hit speeds of 22-23 miles an hour on average
7 and a half laps
That was 1988 in Seoul. He won silver in the 100 meter dash and the 4x100 meter relay.