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21-02-2009, 19:34   #1
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How long/wide is a GAA pitch ?

Just jogged a few laps and want to know the distance


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21-02-2009, 19:36   #2
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The dimensions of the field of play are covered under Rules of Specification: Rule 1.1

The Field of Play shall be rectangular, and its dimensions shall be as follows:

Length - 130m minimum and 145m maximum
Width - 80m minimum and 90m maximum

The pitch in Croke Park covers an area of 144.5 m x 88m. It is possible to reduce dimensions by local bye-laws for Under-15 or younger grades.

* Underage Guidelines

Under-10 - 110m x 80m
Add 10m to the length for every year
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4 laps is about a mile
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21-02-2009, 20:30   #4
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140x70m I think
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21-02-2009, 22:51   #5
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Taking a pitch to be 140 x 85m

Then one lap is:

(140 x 2) + (85 x2) = 280 + 170 = 450m

Therefore 10 laps would be 4500m or 4.5 kilometres

This equates to 2.8 miles approx.

I order to run 1 mile you must run bout 1600m which using the above dimensions is about 3.5 laps.
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22-02-2009, 15:00   #6
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Very much depends on which pitch, Our main club pitch is almost TWICE the size of a nearby clubs main pitch, also, Many pitches vary in SHAPE, our pitch looks like a rhombus with one of the sidelines curved! God I love the CLG
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22-02-2009, 19:33   #7
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Very much depends on which pitch, Our main club pitch is almost TWICE the size of a nearby clubs main pitch, also, Many pitches vary in SHAPE, our pitch looks like a rhombus with one of the sidelines curved! God I love the CLG
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Fine set-up there
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22-02-2009, 20:02   #8
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here now, guidlines aside.. a standard size gaa pitch is pretty much a myth till ya get to the stadiums or gaa clubs that were funded by the national lotto!
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