Originate and year
It began in the ancient Greece Olympic games in 776 B.C.
Rules for track
They have to be in the right starting position and can't touch in front of the starting line. All of the races are started with the fire of a gun.
Middle distance races- They have to stay in the lane they started in until lines on the track tell them they can move.
Sprint race-They have to stay in their lane the whole race.
The winner is the last person to cross the finish line.
Rules for field
They do vertical jumps, a bar is set up and they have to jump over it without knocking it off. If they miss 3 times, they lose. The bar keeps getting raised after everyone has had a turn, until there is only one person left.
The number of players is different for each event. For the running event, it depends on how many lanes are on the track.
Length of game
It all depends on who finishes first.
The athletes get points for each event and they are added up for the team in the end.
400 meters around
Keep your arms moving
Keep your mind on the race
start strong the first 100 meters
Penalties: If they go over the line before the race starts, they are disqualified
or running shorts
Leagues and competitions
IAAF world championship
It came from the Ancient Greek olympics. It used to be only one running event called Stadion
Track and Field
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