One-Mile Run

runningObjective – Fastest time in minutes and seconds to cover one-mile distance.

Equipment – Track or safe area marked to equal distance of one mile. Stopwatch.

Starting Position – Cadets assume standing “ready” position at the start of course. More than one cadet at a time can be tested if area permits and an adequate timing and recording system is used.

Action – At the signal “Ready? Go”, the cadets begin running the mile distance.Fast times are encouraged to meet the set standards.

RULES – Walking is permitted, but cadets should be encouraged to cover the distance in
the shortest time possible.

Before administering this test, cadet’s health status should be reviewed. Also, cadets should be given ample instruction on how to pace themselves when running this distance against time.

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