400m Running Track

400m Running Tracks are specialized all-weather rubberized running surfaces used for an assortment of Track and Field competitions. With lanes designed to be 400m in length from start to finish, 400m Running Tracks are the most commonly used track size that can easily accommodate for competitive sprint lengths of 100m, 200m, and 400m. 400m Running Tracks have an inner radius of 119’9” | 36.5 m, an overall length of 580’5” | 176.91 m, width of 303’6” | 92.5 m, and area of 157,092 ft2 | 14,594 m2. All running tracks have lane widths of 4’ | 1.22 m.

Dimensioned drawing of a regulation 400m running track with measurements for starting scratch lines for 200m and 400m races

400m Running Tracks are specialized all-weather rubberized running surfaces used for an assortment of Track and Field competitions. With lanes designed to be 400m in length from start to finish, 400m Running Tracks are the most commonly used track size that can easily accommodate for competitive sprint lengths of 100m, 200m, and 400m. 400m Running Tracks have an inner radius of 119’9” | 36.5 m, an overall length of 580’5” | 176.91 m, width of 303’6” | 92.5 m, and area of 157,092 ft2 | 14,594 m2. All running tracks have lane widths of 4’ | 1.22 m.

Plan drawings of starting scratch line locations for 200m and 400m races on a regulation 400m track
Common Questions
How big is a 400m Running Track?
400m Running Tracks have an overall length 580’5” | 176.91 m, an overall width of 303’6” | 92.5 m, and a total area of roughly 157,092 ft2 | 14,594 m2.
What is the inner radius of a 400m Running Track?
The radius of the inside lane of a 400m Running Track is set at 119’9” | 36.5 m.
What is the fastest 400m time?
The fastest 400m sprint is a time of 43.03 seconds held by the Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa.
Common Questions
Which track and field events are performed on the running track?
Running tracks are used for sprints (100m, 200m, 400m), middle distance runs (800m, 1500m), long distance runs (3km Steeplechase, 5km, 10km), hurdles (110/100m, 400m), and relays (4x100m, 4x400m).
Which track and field events are performed in the field?
Field based events in track and field include both jumping and throwing events. Jumping events include the Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, and Pole Vault. Throwing events include the Shot Put, Discus Throw, Javelin Throw, and Hammer Throw.
When were the first Olympic Games held?
The first Olympic Games occurred in 776 BC in Olympia, Greece and only included the stadion race which was a 590’ | 180 m footrace.


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Length (Overall): 580’5” | 176.91 m
Width (Overall): 303’6” | 92.5 m
Area (Overall): 157,092 ft2 | 14,594 m2
Radius (Inner): 119’9” | 36.5 m
Length (Center): 276’ 10” | 84.39 m
Lane Width: 4’ | 1.22 m
Races: 100m, 200m, 400m

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Track & Field 400m Running Track plan

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