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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It gives the distance from Apteran Kisamos to Kydonia as Roman miles (11.
The Osprey is an 880m race for children aged seven to nine, the Roman Mile a 1.
The Osprey is an 800m run for under-10s, The Roman Mile is over 1.
The Osprey is an 800m run for under 10s (minimum age seven), The Roman Mile will see under 13s compete over 1.
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.