It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as long as The Belmont Stakes
In other words, 929.660 rods is 1.936792 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.5163177 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 480 rods. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 15.0303 rods
It's about half as tall as a Mauna Loa
In other words, 929.660 rods is 0.51 times the height of a Mauna Loa, and the height of a Mauna Loa is 1.961 times that amount.(Hawaii) (Hawaiian island volcano) (total height from seafloor)
Mauna Loa, one of the five volcanoes which forms the island of Hawaii and the tallest mountain in total height in the world, rises to 1,829 rods above the seafloor. The peak of Loa is home to the approximately 6,000 sq. m (0.6 ha) Lake Waiau, one of the highest altitude lakes in the United States outside of Colorado.
It's about two times as long as The National Mall
In other words, 929.660 rods is 2 times the length of The National Mall, and the length of The National Mall is 0.5 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 600 rods. 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 two times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster)
In other words, 929.660 rods is 2.08 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.4798 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 446 rods 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 two-and-a-half times as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 929.660 rods is 2.32415 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.430265 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 400 rods. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about two-fifths as tall as Maxwell Montes
In other words, 929.660 rods is 0.43 times the height of Maxwell Montes, and the height of Maxwell Montes is 2.3 times that amount.(Ishtar Terra, Venus)
Maxwell Montes rises to a total height of 2,200 rods. Since Venus does not seem to have the kind of tectonic activity which gives rise to mountains on Earth, the origin of the Venusian mountain remains the subject of some dispute.
It's about two-fifths as deep as The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench)
In other words, 929.660 rods is 0.42886 times the depth of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench), and the depth of The Challenger Deep (Marianas Trench) is 2.3318 times that amount.(near Marianas Islands, a.k.a. Ladrones Islands, northwestern Pacific Ocean) (depth below sea level)
The Challenger Deep, at the southern end of the Marianas Trench, reaches a depth of 2,167.70 rods below sea level. The first manned expedition to the bottom of Challenger Deep took 4 hours and 48 minutes in 1960. This was the only manned descent to the floor of the Trench until 2012, when director James Cameron made the trip; several other descents have been made since then.