Definition of Track event

1. Noun. A footrace performed on a track (indoor or outdoor).

Generic synonyms: Foot Race, Footrace, Run
Group relationships: Track Meet
Specialized synonyms: Dash, Hurdle Race, Hurdles, Hurdling, Mile

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Track Event

tracing (cephalometric)
tracing paper
tracing routine
track-to-track seek time
track and field
track bike
track bikes
track cycling
track cyclist
track cyclists
track down
track event (current term)
track lighting
track marks
track meet
track pants
track record
track spike
track stand
track stands
track star
track with

Literary usage of Track event

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Athletic Games for Players, Instructors, and Spectators by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft, William Dean Pulvermacher (1916)
"WALKING As an athletic track event, walking is a competition for speed. ... AS A COMPETITIVE track event. — THE COURSE is a turf or cinder track; ..."

2. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by National Collegiate Athletic Association (1909)
"There shall be three timekeepers for each track event. In case two watches agree, and the third disagrees, the time marked by the two shall be the official ..."

3. Rowing and Track Athletics by Samuel Crowther, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1905)
"Malcolm Ford, who could acquit himself with credit in almost every track event, although he was not a phenomenal performer at any of them, won the amateur ..."

4. Athletes All: Training, Organization, and Play by Walter Camp (1919)
"... to excuse a contestant called off for a track event, and after that event he may come back and take his missed trials. The officials at track games ..."

5. A Study of Rural School Conditions in Ohio: Legislative History, the One by Ohio Dept. of Education (1920)
"There must be at least two judges for each track event, and at least two judges for each field event. In each event at least one judge must be from outside ..."

6. The Book of School and College Sports by Ralph Henry Barbour (1904)
"They shall excuse a contestant from a field event in which he is taking part, for a period long enough to contest in a heat in a track event, and allow said ..."

7. Memoirs of the Miami Valley by John Calvin Hover (1919)
"The biggest track event in point of attendance is the Montgomery County Tennis tournament, open to all players in the county, whether members of the YMCA or ..."

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