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  1. 10,000 metres

    The 10,000 metres or 10,000-meter run is a common long-distance track running event. The event is part of the athletics programme at the Olympic Games and the World Championships in Athletics and is common at championship level events. It is less commonly held at track and field meetings, due to its duration. The 10,000 metres track race is usually distinguished from its road running counterpart, the 10K run, by the referring to the distance in metres, rather than kilometres. The 10,000 metres is the longest standard track event. The imperial distance is equal to 6.214 miles. Most of those running such races also compete in road races and cross country events. Official records are kept for outdoor 10,000 metre track events. The world track record for men is held by Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia in 26:17.53, posted at Brussels, Belgium on August 26, 2005. The 26:44 10K road race mark by Leonard Komon of Kenya was set in Utrecht, Netherlands on September 26, 2010. For women, the world track 10,000 metres record is held by Wang Junxia of China in 29:31.78 on September 8, 1993. The 10,000 metres demands exceptional levels of aerobic endurance, and elite athletes typically train in excess of 160 km a week.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 10,000 metres in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 10,000 metres in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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