Monday, November 10, 2008

Flash Facts: 100-Yard Dash

"The average speed of 20.4 miles an hour in the record-making 100-yard run is less than the 22.1 mi/hr average speed for the record-making 220-yard run! The lower average speed for the 100-yard dash is due to the fact that the time lost in getting up speed counts for much more in a short race than in a longer one..."

Issue: The Flash #106 (April-May 1959)

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