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

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

  • grammar -

    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.

  • grammar -

    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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