Translation: from spanish

a middle-distance race

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  • Middle distance running — events are track races longer than sprints, up to 3000 metres. The standard middle distances are the 800 metres, 1500 metres and mile run, although the 3000 metres may also be classified as a middle distance event.[1] The 880 yard run, or half… …   Wikipedia

  • Middle distance track event — Middle distance track events are track races longer than sprints up to (and arguably including) 3000 metres.Middle distance eventsThe standard middle distances are the 800 m, 1500 m, mile (in the United States), and the 3000 m (which is viewed by …   Wikipedia

  • middle-distance — middle .distance adj [only before noun] a middle distance race is neither very short nor very long, for example 800 or 1500 metres …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • middle-distance — adjective (only before noun) a middle distance race is neither very short nor very long, for example 800 or 1500 metres …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Middle distance — Distance Dis tance, n. [F. distance, L. distantia.] 1. The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place. [1913 Webster] Every particle …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • middle distance — ► NOUN 1) the part of a real or painted landscape between the foreground and the background. 2) Athletics a race distance between 800 and 5,000 metres …   English terms dictionary

  • middle-distance — middˈle distance adjective (in athletics) of or denoting a race of 800m or 1500m, or an athlete who takes part in such a race • • • Main Entry: ↑middle * * * ˌmiddle ˈdistance [middle distance] adjective only before noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • middle distance — noun the part of a scene between the foreground and the background (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑view, ↑aspect, ↑prospect, ↑scene, ↑vista, ↑panorama * * * noun, pl ⋯ tances 1 the middle distance …   Useful english dictionary

  • middle-distance runners —    The early 1980s saw a massive increase in interest in running in the UK, with large national events such as the Sunday Times National Fun Run and the London Marathon attracting tens of thousands of applicants. But away from the limelight, the… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • middle-distance running — ▪ sports  in athletics (track and field), races that range in distance from 800 metres (roughly one half mile) to 3,000 metres (almost 2 miles). In international competitions, middle distance races include the 800 metres, the 1,500 metres (the… …   Universalium

  • middle distance — 1. Also called middle ground, middle plane. Fine Arts. the represented space between the foreground and background in paintings, drawings, etc. 2. (in track) a race distance ranging from 400 meters or 440 yards to 1 mile. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium


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