Middle distance

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Middle distance may refer to:

  • Middle-distance running, the act of running over a distance of between 800 and 3000 metres
  • Middle-distance swimming, the act of swimming over a distance between 200 and 800 metres
  • Middle-distance triathlon, a triathlon longer than sprint, but shorter than ironman distances (e.g. Olympic triathlon distance)
  • Middle-distance horse racing, horse flat races over a distance between 9.5 and 12.99 furlongs (or 1900 to 2599 metres)
  • Middle-distance orienteering, orienteering races with finish times in the region of half an hour
  • Middle-distance iron, a golfing term for mid-range iron golf clubs
  • The area between the foreground and background in an image or landscape painting

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