Long jump is a field event.
The parts of an oval track and field include the track and the field. The track is used for running short and long distances while the inside field is used for events such and long-jumping, pole vaulting, shot put, and high jumping.
a field event.
track: sprints, hurdles, walks, and long distance running field: throws and jumps.
Cross country is long distance running done not on a track. Track and field includes many running events from sprints to long distance on a track as well as field events such as long jump, shotput throw, pole vaulting, etc.
A track and field javelin is about 2.5 metres long.
It is 400m, as it should be a standard athletics track.
track and field has been around since the time of the greeks. so..i guess a long time.