Length Conversion Practice / Racing and Marathons
This PDF is practice and examples of converting length in the context of racing, marathons, and hikes.... to print or download ⬇
A marathon is a race that covers 42.195 kilometers. If you want to run a marathon, how many miles do you need to be able to run?
A 5K race is 5 kilometers long. If you run a 5K in 30 minutes, what is your average speed in kilometers per hour? How many miles per hour is this?
A triathlon consists of a 1.5-kilometer swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride, and a 10-kilometer run. How many kilometers will a triathlete cover during the entire race? How many miles is this?
A 100-yard-dash is a short race that covers sprinting 100 yards. How many meters is this?
A half marathon is 21.0975 kilometers long. If you run a half marathon in 2 hours, what is your average speed in kilometers per hour? How many miles per hour is it?
The Ironman triathlon consists of a 3.86-kilometer swim, a 180.25-kilometer bike ride, and a 42.195-kilometer run. How many kilometers will an Ironman triathlete cover during the entire race? How many miles does it cover?