If the end zones and sidelines are considered part of the football field, five laps around the field equals one mile. More precisely, 1 mile equals around 4.96 circuits around the field’s exact perimeter.
The dimensions of an official NFL field are 300 by 160 ft. Each end zone measures 30 feet in length and 6 feet in width. The overall perimeter is therefore 1,064 feet. If the end zones and sidelines aren’t considered part of the field, the perimeter is just 920 feet, then 5.74 laps around the field equals one mile.
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