[trak-uh n-feeld]
  1. of, relating to, or participating in the sports of running, pole-vaulting, broad-jumping, etc.: a track-and-field athlete.

Origin of track-and-field

First recorded in 1930–35

track and field

  1. a sport performed indoors or outdoors and made up of several events, as running, pole-vaulting, shot-putting, and broad-jumping. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018