Running Quiz V

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Running Quiz V

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During what mile of the Boston Marathon does heartbreak hill start?
    • A. 

      15th Mile

    • B. 

      17th Mile

    • C. 

      19th Mile

    • D. 

      21st Mile

  • 2. 
    National Running Day is the first Wednesday of which month?
    • A. 

      May

    • B. 

      June

    • C. 

      September

    • D. 

      October

  • 3. 
    Who was the University of Oregon Track Coach who helped found Nike?
    • A. 

      Bill Bowerman

    • B. 

      Steve Prefontaine

    • C. 

      Phil Knight

    • D. 

      Sonny Viccaro

  • 4. 
    How many hurdles are there in the Olympic 400m Hurdle race?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 5. 
    What's another word for speed training using short sprints?
    • A. 

      Sparklet

    • B. 

      Negative splits

    • C. 

      Singlet

    • D. 

      Fartlek

  • 6. 
    Sore muscles the day or two after a run are caused by what?
    • A. 

      Lactic acid build-up.

    • B. 

      Microscopic tears in your muscles.

    • C. 

      Not drinking enough water.

    • D. 

      Getting overheated.

  • 7. 
    What is the regulation height of hurdles in the Olympic Men’s 110m Hurdle race?
    • A. 

      36 inches

    • B. 

      40 inches

    • C. 

      42 inches

    • D. 

      44 inches

  • 8. 
    What are the four most common distances for ultramarathons?
    • A. 

      25km, 50km, 100km, 200km

    • B. 

      50km, 50 miles, 100km, 100 miles

    • C. 

      100km, 100 miles, 200km, 200 miles

    • D. 

      50 miles, 100 miles, 100km, 200km