1,500 metres is equal to 0.932 miles, or almost one mile. 1.61 kilometres, or 1,610 metres, are equal to one mile. Divide 1,500 metres by 1,610 metres to find out how many miles are in 1,500 metres.
One kilometre is equal to 1,000 metres, so a 10K race is 10 kilometres long, or 10,000 metres. To convert metres to miles, divide 10,000 metres by 1,610 metres, or 10 kilometres by 1.61 kilometres. This gives you 6.21 miles. To convert from kilometres to metres, move the decimal point three places to the right. To convert from metres to kilometres, move the decimal point three places to the left.