# Is 5 Miles In 40 Minutes Good?

It’s easy to see why when you consider that 5 miles of threshold-pace running will take 40 minutes for an athlete whose threshold pace is 8:00 per mile, but only 30 minutes for an athlete whose threshold pace is 6:00 per mile. A 5mile threshold run is therefore a much harder workout for a slower athlete.

How hard is it to run 5 miles in 40 minutes?

If you’re not physically active, or if you’re old, or if you’re overweight, it can be quite hard. Five miles in 40 minutes calculates to an eight minute mile, which for the average person, is pretty fast. Even if you ARE physically active, it can only take you so far.

is 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 in 30 minutes?

30 minutes for 5 miles (or 8,000 meters which is a little less than 5 miles) is not a difficult task for most college runners or anyone who has had any experience with running, BUT averaging 6 minute miles for 5 miles is absolutely IMPOSSIBLE for the vast majority of healthy college-aged men, regardless of how much

What is the average mile time for a 40 year old?

The average running speed per mile in a 5K (5-kilometer or 3.1-mile race) is below. Average running speed per mile in a 5K.

### How fast should I walk a mile for my age?

The 1-Mile Walking Test Age 20-29 70+ Excellent

### Is a 7 minute mile hard?

Also, another quoran described a 7 minute mile time as “only” being twice as long as the world record. Mere seconds are extremely hard to shave off in seconds; a three minute difference is extremely long. So no, this is a good time, but it’s not a great time.

### Are 8 minute miles Good?

If you can’t run an 8-minute mile, there’s a good chance you’re not able to open up your stride, quicken your cadence, or don’t have adequate muscle conditioning for the length of your run. But I have found this to be a sweet spot for beginner to intermediate runners to improve their running form and speed.

### How far can an average person run in 30 minutes?

Beginning runners should start with two to four runs per week at about 20 to 30 minutes (or roughly 2 to 4 miles) per run.

### How fast is 7.0 on treadmill?

Treadmill paces with incline calculated Treadmill Speed (miles per hour) Running pace per mile Treadmill running pace per mile calculated with percent incline 6.9 8:42 7:40 7.0 8:34 7:34 7.1 8:27 7:29 7.2 8:20 7:23

### How fast do I need to run 1.5 miles in 10 minutes?

Running 1.5 miles in 10 minutes is no easy feat. To do it, you’ll have to maintain a pace of 6 minutes, 40 seconds, per mile. Depending on your current level of fitness, you may have a little or a long way to go to reach this goal.

### Is a 10 minute mile slow?

A 9-minute mile for a man and 10:30 for a woman are signs of moderate fitness; men who can’t run better than a 10-minute mile, and women slower than 12 minutes, fall into the low-fitness category. Over all, he said, a 10-minute mile for a middle-aged man and a 12-minute mile for a woman suggest a good level of fitness.

### How fast should I be able to run 5 miles?

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 many minutes is five miles?

30 miles per hour / 60 = 1/2 mile per minute = 1 mile every 2 minutes. if he traveled 5 miles, then he traveled 5 * 2 minutes which means he traveled 10 minutes. i converted to minutes first.

### Do marathon runners run the whole time?

Most elite marathoners run the entire time and some non-elites walk more than they run. It depends on your training and what works best for you. If you just can’t get the fluids and nutrition you need, or you find that you can’t get in enough long runs to run the entire time, don’t sweat it.