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# What is the mathematical formula for making 400 meter track?

Updated: 10/22/2022

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14y ago

pi x diameter of the turn + 2 x length of the straightaway = 400 meters

Since the track is measured 30 cm into the lane from the curb or 20 cm from a painted line, the 400 would actually be replaced by 400 minus (pi x 2 x either 20 or 30 cm)

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