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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, The Roman Mile is over 1.48km for under-13s, and The Centurion is a 2.5km race for under-16s.
The Osprey is an 800m run for under 10s (minimum age seven), The Roman Mile will see under 13s compete over 1.48km and The Centurion is a 2.5km race for under 16s.
Known as the milecastles, they were spaced in regular intervals of roughly one Roman mile.
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 10's, with a minimum age of seven, The Roman Mile will see under 13's compete over 1.48km and The Centurion is a 2.5km race for under 16's.
The Osprey is an 800m run for under-10s (minimum age seven), The Roman Mile will see under-13s compete over 1.48km and The Centurion is a 2.5km race for under-16s.
Sometimes they would indicate distances: one found near Llanfairfechan (now in the British Museum) indicates that it was set up 8 Roman miles from a place known to the Romans as Kanovium, probably the fort discovered at Caerhun.