Speed

Skate Queensland Asscociation Inc.

It is very exciting and physically demanding. There are three disciplines in Speed Skating.

Track Racing:
Indoor track racing takes place on an oval track measured out on a flat even skating surface.
Road Racing
Road races are run on varied surfaces. The minimum distance for a road circuit is 240m that must have a minimum width of 5m. The average road circuit is between 400m and 500m.
Banked Track

Banked track racing is usually only for International events. The races are usually held on a 200m oval track, which is slightly banked at either end. The minimum age for competitors is 12 years old.