It's about one-tenth as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 10 times 285 meters.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 3,000 meters. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about ten-and-a-half times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 285 meters is 10.3890 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.096256 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 27.432 m. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In other words, the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 14 times 285 meters.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 3,900 meters. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In other words, 285 meters is 0.0708363 times the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the length of The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 14.11710 times that amount.(Speedway, Indiana) (rectangular oval course)
The rectangular oval course of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is 4,023.360 meters. While famous for its automotive racing, the first motorsport held at the track was a series of motorcycle races in August, 1909 — a little less than two years before the inaugural Indianapolis 500 race was run.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as Daytona International Speedway.
In other words, 285 meters is 0.0708363 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 14.11710 times that amount.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 4,023.360 meters in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about fourteen times as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, 285 meters is 14.16730 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.0705851 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 20.11680 meters. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.720 meters tall including the bails.
It's about fifteen times as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 285 meters is 14.8780 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.067213 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 19.156 m. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.