880 yards

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Noun1.880 yards - a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile880 yards - a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
international mile, land mile, mile, stat mi, statute mile, mi - a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
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However, it was in Tokyo 1964 that Kenya won its first medal through Wilson Kiprugut in men's 800 metres race (then the 880 yards).
Anne Reilly was the Scottish champion at 440 and 880 yards in the 1950s and was selected for the Scottish relay team for the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, but didn't compete after she fell pregnant.
Between 1956 and 1959 she won a silver medal over 880 yards and two bronze medals at one mile in the Scottish women's national championships before going on to specialise in cross country and road running.
Agonisingly, if Mrs Houghton, from Chirk, lived 880 yards further north, or three minutes down the road in England, she would qualify for Avastin.
He really helped this program excel over the past four years." Geren hauled in 68 receptions for 880 yards and 6 touchdowns.
He also established a world record for the 880 yards (1min 49.2sec) and the 800 metres (1min 48.4sec) in the same race in 1937.
One of Roath Harriers' finest was Norman Horrell, a versatile athlete who won Welsh titles on the track from 880 yards to nine miles cross-country.
We met up with John Williams, another Carmarthen (Priory Street) boy who was representing Wales in the 880 yards event, him resplendent in his Wales outfit.
1919: Gertrude Ederle became the youngest world record holder in any sport when, at the age of 12 years and 298 days, she set a new best in the 880 yards freestyle in Indianapolis.
The east half of 28-1-9W was surveyed and sold as woodlots which were 110 yards (north to south) by 880 yards (west to east)--so that each owner had access to their woodlot from the west, since the main street ran straight south along the half-section line.
The new charges will enable taxi firms to increase the price of the first 880 yards of a journey by 25p to PS3.50 at tariff one, which covers normal hours of the day; by 50p to PS4.75 at tariff two, which is applied each day at midnight until 6am and on Bank Holidays, and by 75p to PS6.20 at tariff three, which is used on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.