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Seed times: coaches write down the time they think you'll run in a specific event (or your most recent or fastest time) so the officials know what position to start you in. Person with the best seed time is in the innermost lane, the slowest in the outer lanes. The seed times allow the officials to gauge who will probably win. That's how heats come in. If there are many athletes listed for an event, sometimes they will be broken up into two or three heats so they are not all racing at the same time. People with faster seeds are in the first heat and so on. However, if you are in a worse-seeded heat than 1 and you beat the time of someone in heat 1, it counts.

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Q: What are Heats and seed times for track and field?
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A 'heat' is a preliminary race in a running event where the the top 2 or 3 finishers qualify for another race and the others are eliminated. For example, if there were 32 entrants in a 100 meter dash race, you could have 4 'heats' where the first two finishers in each heat would qualify to run in the final race where the winner would be considered the winner of the 100 meter dash for that competition.

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