Mile

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MILE, measure. A length of a thousand paces, or seventeen hundred and sixty yards, or five thousand two hundred and eighty feet. It contains eight furlongs, every furlong being forty poles, and each pole sixteen feet six inches. 2 Stark. R. 89.

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The Osprey is an 800m run for under 10s (minimum age seven), The Roman Mile will see under 13s compete over 1.
The name originates from history books, which tell how Westgate Road more or less follows the line of Hadrian's Wall, which had a castle at every Roman mile along the wall.
The Osprey is an 800m run for under-10s, The Roman Mile is over 1.