Jumpers and sprinters had better get in some work with the dumb-bells.
Ten yards per second has been done by sprinters up to 220 yards.
By speed I do not mean that good men must be sprinters alone.
These were the sprinters and hurdlers and those of the new candidates who were desirous of becoming such.
The sprinters and hurdlers were instructed in the crouching, and the long-distance men and the jumpers in the standing start.
Sprinters and distance men walked together, though the sprinters usually turned back a mile or two before the rest.
Thus our climate would seem to reduce the staying power of the English athletes, and perhaps to increase the speed of sprinters.
The track was the famous quarter-mile track upon which Murray trained his sprinters.
That was better, thought Tim, and the sprinters drew out ahead of him.
He took a tighter hold on Kate Greenaway, and the sprinters drew away another length.