Quick Answer: What Is A Decent 5 Mile Run Time?

What is a good time to run 5 miles in?

Running times are personal and it’s better to aim for continuous improvement.

For some people running 5 miles in 60 minutes is a massive achievement.

For other runners anything more than 30 minutes is slow.

As a rough guide, most regular runners will manage 5 miles in less than 45 minutes.

Is running 5 miles in an hour good?

A good long distance runner can do 9 miles in an hour, an elite athlete can run 13 miles in an hour! But as you don’t want to be an elite athlete then you will be ok running at 5 or 6 miles an hour. An average running mile time is 7 min and walking is 15 mins so 12 isn’t bad but it’s not good either.

Can you run 5 miles everyday?

For a seasoned runner it’s OK to run 5 miles a day, but if you’re injury prone, new to running, a heavier or older runner, running everyday may be excessive. Will I lose weight running 5 miles a day? Running 5 miles a day will burn 3500 calories a week which is equivalent to 1 pound of fat.

Can you run 6 miles everyday?

Performing a six-mile run three to five days per week can help you burn enough calories to build or preserve a healthy body, but a single run of this distance won’t exactly melt away the pounds. Weight loss should be a result of consistent exercise and attention to your diet.

How much weight will I lose if I run 5 miles a day for a month?

A 180-pound person running for five miles each day will lose around five pounds per month. However, as runners lose weight, they begin to burn fewer calories per mile and weight loss begins to stabilize.

What’s a good 1 mile time?

For an average person who runs for fitness, 7 to 8 minutes is a good time. For a serious runner, anywhere from 4:50 to 6:30 is a respectable time, depending on age and gender. For a great runner, anywhere from 4:10 to 4:40. Females who run in this range are typically elite runners.

What is a good time for a 5 mile run?

Just to run a full 5 miles is an achievement. For a 20yo in good shape, (and I don’t mean a regular runner, just not morbidly obese or suffering from any illness,) a time of 40 min or less would be pretty good. In fact, for a non runner of any age, 10 min per mile would be OK as a start point.

How fast can marathoners run a mile?

Decent competitive marathoners are running a 6-minute mile pace (10 mph), and professional marathoners are running in the low 5-minute range. Elites, or World Class, are are sub-5 minute average, probably in the 4:40 range.