Relay races can play a major role in the outcome of a track meet. In addition to the 15-0 scores that can be achieved if a team wins all three relays, a meet in which the score between both teams is very close can be decided by the final event the last of the three relay races.
What benefits can you get from playing relays and races?
Instead, with this life experience under my belt, here are eight reasons every runner should try a long distance relay race:It makes running a team sport. Its manageable… Its still pretty frickin hard. Team bonding. Seeing a new part of the country. Being inspired by other runners. Conquering fears. •3 Sep 2015
What are benefits of track events?
19 Benefits of Track and Field for Troubled YouthMaintaining a healthy body weight.Creating healthy habits for later in life.Better sleep patterns.Strengthen balance.Better decision making.Better ability to multitask.Increased capacity for learning.Enhanced mental performance. •18 Feb 2016
What is the most difficult track race?
the hardest distance event is probably the 800m. it pains me to say this, but it is the pole vault. Anyone can go run 100m, crash into hurdles run 2 miles, jump into a sand pit or flop onto a mat.
How does track help your body?
Running can significantly improve physical and mental health. As a form of aerobic exercise, running can reduce stress, improve heart health, and even help alleviate symptoms of depression.