It's about one-tenth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster)
In other words, 785 feet is 0.1067 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 9.372 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 7,359 feet in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Belmont Stakes
In other words, 785 feet is 0.0991162 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 10.0892 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 7,920 feet. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 248 feet
It's about one-tenth as long as Steel Dragon 2000
In other words, 785 feet is 0.0965 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 10.36 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 8,133 feet in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 300 ft and 399 ft) in the world, having a height of 318.20 feet.
It's about twelve times as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 785 feet is 11.8939 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.084077 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 66 feet. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 2.36220 feet tall including the bails.
It's about twelve-and-a-half times as long as a Bowling Lane
In other words, 785 feet is 12.49 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.08006 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 62.8480 feet. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-fifteenth as long as The National Mall
In other words, 785 feet is 0.1 times the length of The National Mall, and the length of The National Mall is 10 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 10,000 feet. 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 sixteen times as tall as The Hollywood Sign
In other words, 785 feet is 16 times the height of The Hollywood Sign, and the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.06 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 49 feet tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.