What is a good 400 meter time for college?

What is a good 400 meter time for college?

Men’s Track and Field

200m 20.87–22.20 22.34-24.50
400m 45.68-49.90 48.61-54.00
800m 1.47.58-1.55 1.54.32-1.58.44
1,500m 3.36.42-4.03.56 4.07.34-4.20.66

What is the fastest 400 meter time?

400 metres

Athletics 400 metres
The closing stages of a men’s 400 m race.
World records
Men Wayde van Niekerk 43.03 (2016)
Women Marita Koch 47.60 (1985)

What times do you have to run to get a track scholarship?

Men’s Track and Field Recruiting Standards

400m 47.5-51.0 49.5-53.0
800m 1:52-1:58 1:57-2:04
1,600m 4:15-4:30 4:30-5:00
3,200m 9:10-9:45 9:45-10:45

What times are needed to run cross country in college?

Men’s Cross Country

5K Under 16:10 Under 17:20
10K Under 35:45 Under 39:45

What is the high school record for the 400 meter dash?


Event Record High School Name
220 yards straightaway 20.2 (+1.7 m/s) Hoover High School
400 m 44.69 Wilson High School
Mansfield Timberview High School

Why does Usain Bolt not run 400m?

Asked what put him off the event, Bolt said: “The training. It’s much harder than training for the 200m. I don’t think I’m ready.” He did concede, however, that he could be persuaded into competing at the longer distance in the interests of establishing his legacy in athletics. “I don’t want to do 400 meters,” he said.

Can you get a scholarship for running?

Many colleges in hopes of building an impressive track team offer athletic scholarships to cross country runners. NCAA scholarships aren’t the only options available to cross country athletes. There are several long-distance running groups and organizations that also help runners pay for college.

How do I get a D1 scholarship for track?


  1. Research what athletic performances are competitive for the D1, D2, or D3 school you are interested in.
  2. Train smart and work hard within your sport.
  3. Contact college coaches to talk about a track or cross country scholarship.
  4. Understand what the academic requirements are for a Division 1 school.

What is a good time for cross country?

In answer to your question, an average time for a male 10th grader in 5K cross country would be anywhere under 18 minutes. For a female I would say around 22 minutes or better. Just keep in mind though that the times will vary as no two courses are alike.

What is a good mile time for a college athlete?

22-24 = Ok time, not very good. Example 2: I used to compete against an athlete who ran a 4:42 mile in high school and later he ran track in college and ended up running a 4:11. Times of 6.7 – 6.9 usually equate to an average runner on the playing field. “You have to be willing to hurt for the whole distance.”.