Posted by **Celest** on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 6:30pm.

I [ran] around the track four times at the previous football game.

OR

I [have run] around the track four times at the previous football game?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 6:33pm
The first is right.

"Have run" would be used for action that occurred in the past and is still occurring.

I have run around the track four times.

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**Writeacher**, Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 6:33pm
Since it's an action that took place in the past and does not continue into the present, use the first one, the simple past.

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