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The Steeplechase:
Content provided by Dr. James Fields (except for Steeplechase Pace Chart)
Equipment & Facilites
View technical drawings and accompanying text on the special equipment and facilities required for the steeplechase (printer-friendly versions available).
  • Steeplechase Pace Chart - Determine lap splits based on the configuration of the steeplechase on a particular track. Document provided by Jay Dirksen.
A brief history of the women's steeplechase. Photo included.

Rules pertaining to the steeplechase regarding race distances, barriers, the water pit, and more.

Training & Racing
Training and racing tips, focusing on a steepler's base, speed, and the water jump.

Steeplechase Records (from

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