100 metres is similar to 328 feet or 109 and one-third yards. The length of a football field is 100 yards, so 100 metres is roughly equivalent to 1 and 1/10 football fields.
A mile equals 1,609 metres, hence 100 metres represents approximately 6 percent of a mile. A person walking at 3 miles per hour or 1 mile every 20 minutes can cover 100 metres in around 1 minute and 15 seconds. 100 metres are traversed by a vehicle travelling at 60 miles per hour, or 1 mile per minute, in approximately 3 and a half seconds. One hundred metres represents 1/10 of a kilometre.