Recreation Honors

Track & Field

Track and Field honor
1.      Know the basic rules, safety considerations, and warm-up exercises for the six track and field events listed below.
2.      Run the 50-yard dash in the time 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 600-yard run-walk in the time 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.       50-yard dash with four hurdles.
b.      70 yard dash with six 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


Skill Level: 2