It's about as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 2,479 meters is 1.026919 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.97378660 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 2,414.016 meters. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 75.59040 meters
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster).
In other words, 2,479 meters is 1.1050 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.9050 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 2,243 m in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 2,479 meters is 1.23230 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.8114910 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 2,011.680 meters. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about four-fifths as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 1 times 2,479 meters.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 3,000 meters. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 2,479 meters is 1.2971610 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.77091430 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 1,911.096 meters. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about two-thirds as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 1.60 times 2,479 meters.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 3,900 meters. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.