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Track and Field for Beginners

By Department of Sports and Cultural Industries, 05/08/18, 12:00PM CDT


The hurdles are placed so that the edge of the bar nearest the approaching athlete coincides with the edge of the track marking nearest the athlete.

Track and field facilities are usually designed as multi-purpose facilities (tracks with playing fields inside).

Sports facilities for track and field athletics are generally used for daily training as well as for staging regional or local competitions. The staging of competitions at higher levels normally entails more extensive requirements for the sports facility, particularly in respect of the infrastructure.