In Rome, it was called the Circus Maximus. It was on an oval track about the size of a football field. In Greece, it was the Hippodrome.
the Egyptians began to use heiroglyphs because they needed a way to keep track of the kingdoms growing wealth.
the scribes who knew how to write hieroglyphics kept track of the wealth on clay palates then transfered it onto papyrus (which was very expensive and only used for official documents)
there is chariot races and boxing and horse races wrestling pankration and pentathlon long jump javelien throw track events
The Union Pacific laid 1,087 miles -or 1,749 kilometers- of railroad track, while The Central Pacific only laid 690 miles (1,110 kilometers) of track. Due to an agreement of the U. S. government, both railroads had to lay as much track as possible in order to claim the adjoining land. The Union Pacific laid the most track, and there for they won.
the ancient olympic track was called the stadion and it was 192m.
On a track at the temple of Zeus at Olympia in Elis in southern Greece.
Track and field is a group of olympic sports. (Running, jumping, throwing)
Running is commonly refered to as "Track" in the Olympics.
A stardard olympic running track is 400 meters from the inside lane, 500 meters from the outside lane.
Ancient Greece, their pentathlon's.
The average price of an Olympic running track of top quality, would cost around £175,000-£200,000
About 100 m.