metric mile


Also found in: Wikipedia.
Related to metric mile: statute mile

metric mile

n.
The 1,500-meter run in track and field.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
He then proceeded for his Diamond League opening race in Doha on May 3 where he finished second in 3:32.47, losing to Manang'oi, who won in 3:32.21.Cheruiyot, the Africa 1,500m silver medallist, then won the Stockholm leg on May 30 in 3:35.79 to take the metric Mile Series lead this season.
Norris also placed in the metric mile for the Fillies.
Looking the race I employed wrong the extreme Guy "In fact, 16min 33secs is the slowest I've run this year so, on reflection, it wasn't the result I was hoping for.'' However, two days after that setback, Bracken was back on the track lining up in the heats of the metric mile where he coasted to victory in the day's quickest time.
Kenyan youngster Justus Soget will once again be gunning for a top three spot in the metric mile when he parades at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting tonight.
A storming last 400m saw Tom Marshall claim his third Welsh title in the metric mile.
She's clocked an impressive 4:00.08 in the metric mile outdoors.
His last swim of the domestic season came in the 1500m freestyle where he claimed seventh place in a time that was more than half a minute quicker than his last metric mile race.
Also in action over the metric mile was Mellor's team-mate Steve Morrow, finishing 10th in the men's E race in 3:54.39.
Since making the semi-final of the 1,500 metres in 2012, the Gateshead Harrier has suffered setback after setback, but in Watford last weekend he posted his fastest metric mile time since Olympic year.
A similar tactic had won the 21-year-old Ethiopian-born woman her metric mile crown in convincing fashion but this time she came up against an unyielding rival in Bahta.
My wife and I swam the metric mile there to celebrate the time of our Queen's 25th anniversary.
The adopted Brummie will likely be engaged in a domestic battle for second place with Sweden's adopted Ethiopian Abeba Aregawa, currently the fastest thing over a metric mile. The 22-year-old has run nearly seven seconds quicker than England or, indeed, any other Briton, this year and has already claimed first place in four top-tier meetings.