Track & Field

Track and Field honor

Skill Level:  2
Category: Recreation
Original Honor:  1978

AdventSource Honors Handbook PDF 
AdventSource Catalog: Patch Order (must have approved order login) (link from AdventSource)
Wiki.pathfindersonline.org Article/Answer Key 
Originating Institution:  General Conference

Requirements:

1.      Know the basic rules, safety considerations, and warm-up exercises for the six track and field events listed below.
2.      Run the 100m dash in the time (seconds) for your sex and age as follows:

 

Age
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
Boys
8.2
8.0
7.8
7.5
7.1
6.9
6.7
Girls
8.5
8.4
8.2
8.1
8.0
8.1
8.3
 
 
 
 
3.      In sprinting, which part of the foot should touch first during the stride? What are the proper arm and head positions?
4.      Run the 400m/800m run-walk in the time (minutes/seconds) for your sex and age as follows:

 

Age
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
Boys
2’33
2’27
2’21
2’10
2’01
1’54
1’51
Girls
2’48
2’49
2’49
2’52
2’46
2’46
2’49

 

 

5.      Answer the following questions about distance running:

a.       What are two Bible stories that mention distance runners?
b.      What are the proper clothes, including shoes, for distance running in your area?
c.       How long is the average track?
d.      How far is a marathon race?
e.       Which part of the foot should touch first during the stride?
f.       What are the proper arm and head positions while distance running?
g.      What is the proper way to breathe?
h.      How does cross-country running differ from running on a track?
 
6.      Run one of the following events at least twice and record the best time:
a.      100m hurdles
b.      300m hurdles.
 
7.      Do the high jump with good form at least five times and record the highest jump.
8.      Do a running broad jump three times and record the best length.
9.      Run the following relays:
a.       Visual pass relay
b.      Blind pass relay