Norfolk Jr. High
Simple Simon met his friend the Pieman at noon going to the big state fair. Simple Simon says to the Pieman, "Let me taste some of those yummy pies."
The Pieman says to Simple Simon, "First you show me your money."
Simple Simon says to the Pieman, "Indeed I have not any."So Simple Simon went fishing because he was hungry. He wanted to catch a whale, but all the water he had got was in his mother's pail.
There are so many facts about track and field. One thing you should know about track is you have to be competitive and you HAVE to pace yourself, otherwise something might happen. You might pass out or fall and hurt yourself. Some of the different events in track and field are: in the sprints there are the 100m and the 200m. In the middle distances there are the 400m and the 800m. In the distance there are 1600m and the 3200m. In the relays there are the 4x100, 4x200, and the 4x800. In the jumping events there are the Long-jump, High-jump, Triple-jump, and Pole-vault. In the throwing events, there are Shotput, Javelin, and Discus.
There are many track records that have been set over the year. The fastest time recorded in the men’s 400m dash with a time of 43.18 from Michael Johnson. He is from the U.S.A. and he did this on Aug. 26, 1999.The fastest time recorded in the men’s 100m dash with a time of 9.58 was from Usain Bolt. He is from Jamaica. The fastest man’s time ever recorded for the mile was on May 6,1954, from a man named Roger Bannister. He ran a 3:59.4 minute run!! On June 21, 1954, Australia's John Landy finished at a time of 3:58.0 and made the record. The fastest women’s time ever recorded for the mile was on May 29,1954, from a woman named Diane Leather. She ran a 4:59.6. In the year 1955, she had lowered her time to 4:45. Marise Chamberlain of New Zealand broke Leather’s time in 1962, running at the time of 4:41.4.