Quick Answer: How Fast Should A 17 Year Old Run A Mile?

How fast can a 17 year old run?

Assuming the 17 year old competes in standard high school track distances, a male can run 3200 meters (2 miles) in 10.5 minutes.

What is a good mile time for a 14 year old?

8:00–8:59: This is definitely a good pace and amazing if you are just starting to run. It is decent and looks ok but not great. 6:30-6:59: Nice job on breaking the 7 minute mile.

What is considered a fast mile?

It is all relative. Some runners consider a sub-6:00 mile as a big achievement, while others might be thrilled to run a mile under 10:00. The current world records for the outdoor mile are 3:43.13 for men1 and 4:12.56 for women.

Is a 6 40 mile fast?

On a track, however, even when there is no wind, you have a headwind equal to your running speed. At a 6:40 mile pace, that’s a 9mph headwind with every stride. In other words, it should be ever so slightly harder to run the same speed on a track.

What is a good 3 mile pace?

Running for fun or for fitness, that’s great. 25/3 is 8.33 minutes, or 8 minutes 20 seconds, per mile. If you choose to run competitively (I have run cross country), you can get that time a lot faster. After running a lot of 2.4ks, my first 5k (about 3.1 miles) was about 21 or 22 minutes.

Will anyone ever run a 3 minute mile?

Since then, a new world record has been set 18 times, the current record of 3:43.13 being clocked in 1999. More than 30 seconds have been shaved off the fastest mile time in the past 100 years and human limits are constantly being pushed by hyper-elite athletes.

Can you run a mile in 1 minute?

Short answer: Not a chance.

A mile is approximately 16 times longer, meaning that if a miler maintained Bolt’s record speed for a mile he’d run it in 154.14 seconds…or 2 minutes and 34 seconds. More than 2.5 times the 1-minute mile you asked about. The top speed a human has reached is 27.8 miles per hour.

Is 20 mph fast for a human?

Yes, 20.5 miles per hour is fast for humans in general. Keep in mind most humans are not in great shape to begin with. But with that said even for most athletes 20.5 mph is pretty damn good. Usain Bolt ran around 28 mph in his prime.

What is the slowest mile time ever?


13:43.13Hicham El Guerrouj
23:43.40Noah Ngeny
33:44.39Noureddine Morceli
43:46.32Steve Cram

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Who ran the first 3 minute mile?

Roger Bannister

Personal information
SportAthletics/Track, Middle-distance running
Event(s)Mile, 800 metres, 1500 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Outdoor 800 m: 1:50.7 (Brussels 1950) 1500 m: 3:43.8 (Bern 1954) Mile: 3:58.8 (Vancouver 1954)

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What is a good mile time for a teenage girl?

Between the ages of 10 and 14, the average girls’ mile time improves from 11 minutes and 22 seconds to 10 minutes and 6 seconds. Male runners of the same age complete a mile run more quickly than girls, on average. Girls running a half mile can complete the run at a time of between 55 minutes and 5 minutes, 54 seconds.

How fast should a teenage girl run a mile?

For running just one mile, average high school non-atheletes or fairly sedentary people can walk/jog a mile in 10 minutes. Athletes who run as conditioning for other sports (but aren’t track athletes per se) can typically run one mile in 6 – 7 and three or more in under 21 min. H.S.