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How fast is 26,000 yards per hour?

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It's about as fast as a Bull.
In other words, the speed of a Bull is 1 times 26,000 yards per hour.
(for animals involved in the Running of the Bulls, a.k.a. Encierro, San Fermin, Pamplona, Spain) (herd average speed)
The herd of the annual Encierro in Pamplona, Spain runs at an average speed of 26,000 yards per hour. The Encierro is run annually from July 7th through July 14th and involves 42 bulls, 77 oxen, and an estimated 17,000 runners over the course of the event.
It's about nine-tenths as fast as Noah Ngeny.
In other words, 26,000 yards per hour is 0.87150 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 1.1470 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 29,830 yards per hour. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.
It's about seven-tenths as fast as Flo-Jo.
In other words, 26,000 yards per hour is 0.70470 times the speed of Flo-Jo, and the speed of Flo-Jo is 1.4190 times that amount.
(at the Seoul Olympics, 1998) (a.k.a. Florence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Florence Delorez Griffith) (swimmer; 1959-1998)
Setting a world record in 1988, Flo-Jo ran a 200 m in 0:21.34 for an average speed of 36,900 yards per hour. Known as a 200 m runner, Joyner also set a record time in a 100 m race at in 1987.
It's about two-thirds as fast as Usain Bolt.
In other words, 26,000 yards per hour is 0.6410 times the speed of Usain Bolt, and the speed of Usain Bolt is 1.560 times that amount.
(at the Beijing Olympics, 2008) (a.k.a. Usain St. Leo Bolt, OJ, C.D.) (sprinter; 1986-)
Setting a world record, Usain Bolt ran a 100 m in 0:09.69 for an average speed of 40,700 yards per hour at the 2008 Olympics. Furthermore, Bolt's margin of record breaking — 0.03 s — is the largest margin of victory in the history of digital measurements.
It's about two-thirds as fast as Michael Johnson.
In other words, 26,000 yards per hour is 0.63810 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 1.5670 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)
Setting a record that stood for 12 years, Michael Johnson ran a 200 m in 0:19.32 for an average speed of 40,760 yards per hour at the 1996 Olympics. Johnson was nicknamed "the Man with the Golden shoes" in recognition of the custom footwear worn during these races — a pair of Nikes with a left size of 10.5 and a right size of 11.
It's about two-and-a-half times as fast as a Crocodile.
In other words, the speed of a Crocodile is 0.420 times 26,000 yards per hour.
(American Crocodile, Crocodylus acutus) (swimming speed)
An American crocodile can reach speeds in the water of up to 11,000 yards per hour. On land, larger crocodiles can "gallop" when fleeing danger at speeds of up to 22,000 yards per hour.
It's about two-fifths as fast as Secretariat.
In other words, 26,000 yards per hour is 0.3930 times the speed of Secretariat, and the speed of Secretariat is 2.540 times that amount.
(at Belmont Stakes, 1973)
Setting a record finish, Secretariat ran the Belmont Stakes — a 12 furlong race length — in 2:24, for an average speed of 66,100 yards per hour in 1973. His margin of victory in the race, also a record-setter, was 31 lengths.