What times do you need to run track in college?

NCAA DI NAIA
400m 47.5-51.0 49.5-52.0
800m 1:52-1:58 1:58-2:03
1,600m 4:15-4:30 4:25-4:45
3,200m 9:10-9:45 9:45-10:30

What are D1 track times?

Division 1 track and field recruiting standards

Event D1 Top D1 Low
800m 1:47.14 1:58.49
1500m 3:45.75 4:16.77
1600m 4:05.89 4:27.80
5K XC 13:58.20 15:52

What do colleges look for in track athletes?

Every prestigious college looks for well-rounded student-athletes who show exemplary academic performance, including a high GPA, outstanding test scores, and challenging high school courses on their transcripts.

How hard is it to run D1 track?

Pretty tough. It’s something you really have to work for. Although, like the previous awnser said, it’s one of the easier sports to get a scholarship in. I don’t know the requirements for other events, but for the mile you would need about a 4:15 or better time to get recruited to a D1 college.

What 400m time do you need to run D1?

Men’s Track and Field

NCAA DI NCAA DIII
200m 20.87–22.20 22.34-24.50
400m 45.68-49.90 48.61-54.00
800m 1.47.58-1.55 1.54.32-1.58.44
1,500m 3.36.42-4.03.56 4.07.34-4.20.66

How fast do you have to be to run D1 in college?

Second, just a rough estimate but in order to run top tier D1 (stanford, oregon) you need sub 4:10 mile, sub 9:00 2 mile. Less strong D1 will need around 4:20 and 9:20. D2 will range anywhere from 4:25 for schools like Adams St. and Western St. to 4:50 for the weaker teams.

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What is the average time for a 5K?

Many runners complete a 5K in 30 to 40 minutes, and many runners are satisfied with their time if it’s around this benchmark. The average walker finishes a 5K in 45 to 60 minutes.

How far do D1 javelin throwers throw?

Men’s Track and Field Recruiting Standards

NCAA DI DI Ivy League
Shot Put 60’10”-45’0″ 54’0″-57’0″
Discus 185’0″-155’0″ 155’0″-170’″
Javelin 210’0″-170’0″ 180’0
Hammer (12lb) 210’0″-170’0″ 170’0″-175’0″

How do you get noticed in track and field?

If you want to get noticed, the best way to do it is to get in front of the coaches of schools you might be interested in. If you’re interested in competing at the next level, there’s an easy way to get in front of these coaches who are doing the recruiting. Go where they are.

What is the average track scholarship?

The average athletic scholarship is about $18,000 per Division I student-athlete, based on numbers provided by the NCAA – an amount that typically won’t cover annual college costs.

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