It's about 300 times as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 322.620 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.0030996 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 0.027432 kilometers. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about one-four-hundredth as long as The Oregon Trail
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 0.00254 times the length of The Oregon Trail, and the length of The Oregon Trail is 394 times that amount.(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 3,490 km across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.
It's about one-four-hundredth as long as The Volga
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 0.00251 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 398 times that amount.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 3,530 km in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about one-four-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Mississippi River
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 0.00235 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 425.50 times that amount.(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 3,766 km. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
It's about 450 times as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 439.9310 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.00227308 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 0.0201168 kilometers. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.00072 kilometers tall including the bails.
It's about 450 times as long as a Bowling Lane
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 462 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.0021645 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 0.019156 kilometers. 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-five-hundredth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 0.00197 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 508 times that amount.(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 4,490 km long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.