A distance of 100 metres is equivalent to 328 feet or 109 1/3 yards. A football field is 100 yards long, so 100 metres is nearly as long as 1 1/10 football fields.
A mile is equivalent to 1,609 metres, hence 100 metres constitutes around 6 percent of a mile. A person walking at a pace of 3 miles per hour, or 1 mile every 20 minutes, may cover 100 metres in roughly 1 1/4 minutes. A car driving at 60 miles per hour, or 1 mile every minute, takes around 3 3/4 seconds to cover 100 metres. One hundred metres represents 1/10 of a kilometre.
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