The standard length of a long jump runway is 45m and with a width of 1.22m. Long jump sand pits size is 9.0m x 3.0m and this meets the IAAF recommendation. Long jump specifications and designs can vary due to differences in costs, specifications, sporting requirements and construction type.
Long jump runways or track is made out of recycled rubber EPDM polymeric surfacing and this can also be known as Tartan surface. The long jump can also have a white timber hardwood take off board and this is installed flat into the ground, flush with the other surfacing. The length of this board is 1.22m x 200mm x 100mm. Long jump is now a popular part of sporting culture in the UK due to the recent revival in athletics due to the Olympics and sports and schools participation. Long jump construction can also be varied though as many schools and clubs will have different designs and specifications due to different sporting requirements, costs and budgets.
Soft Surfaces Ltd are contractors of long jump construction and will help you in achieving design, specification, budgets, quotations and funding. Please call 01625 445760 for more information with regards to costs, prices and quotes.