**Answer**

The average walking speed of a human is 3 to 4 miles per hour, or 1 mile every 15 to 20 minutes. How fast you walk can be used as an indicator of overall health.

### In this regard, how long does it typically take to walk a mile?

Walking Distances and Common Times It takes 10 to 12 minutes to walk at a moderate pace. 1? Mile: A mile is 1.61 kilometres or 5280 feet. It takes 15 to 20 minutes to walk 1 mile at a moderate pace.

### Also, how far should a 70 year old walk?

Generally, older adults in good physical shape walk somewhere between 2,000 and 9,000 steps daily. This translates into walking distances of 1 and 4-1/2 miles respectively. Increasing the walking distance by roughly a mile will produce health benefits.

### Similarly, you may ask, can you walk 1.5 miles in 15 minutes?

To reach your goal of 1.5 miles in 15 minutes, which is 10 minute mile pace or 2.5 minute quarter mile pace, you need to gradually work into it. All that said, I would suggest you start off with 20 to 30 minutes sessions where you run some and walk some.

### Is walking a 17 minute mile good?

Calories Burned Walking: 3.5 mph (17 minutes per mile) (17 minutes per mile) Walking is good for your heart? it can help reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol. It's also a great low-impact activity for your bones and your joints and can help reduce your risk for osteoporosis.

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### How fast should you run a mile by age?

Ages 17 to 21 A runner who is 17 to 21 and in good health runs a mile in about 6:30 if he is in the top 1 percent of that age group, according to standards set by the Army Study Guide. Runners should shoot for a time of approximately 8:18 if they want to be in the 50 percent bracket for the age group.

### Can you walk a mile in 10 minutes?

It probably depends on the person, I can walk at 11-12 minute mile pace but it would be a lot more comfortable to start jogging. If you are walking at 10 minutes per mile, its walking. If you are running at 10 minutes per mile, its running. If you are jogging to the park for a run, its jogging.

### How far is 0.2 miles to walk?

Miles to Kilometers and Walking Time Calculator Charts Miles Kilometers Moderate Walk 0.25 mi. 0.4 km 4 min. 0.5 0.8 8 1.0 mi. 1.6 km 15 min. 1.1 1.8 17

### How many miles is 10000 steps?

An average person has a stride length of approximately 2.1 to 2.5 feet. That means that it takes over 2,000 steps to walk one mile; and 10,000 steps would be almost 5 miles.

### Is half a mile a long walk?

There actually are simple The average sedentary person walking half a mile would probably take about 10 or 15 minutes, depending on factors like age, fitness level, weight, etc. A healthy, moderately fit person who is not obese would take about seven and a half minutes to 8 minutes.

### Is walking a mile in 15 minutes fast?

Brisk Walking Speeds You will probably have to walk at a pace of 4 mph (a 15-minute mile) to raise your heart rate enough.

### How many minutes is 9 miles?

D=S x t, and t = D divided by S. or t = (9 miles) /(40/60Minutes per mile) = 13.5 minutes! Proof 40/60 MPH/MPH x 1 Mile/minute x 13.5 minutes = (2/3 x 13.5) miles = 9 miles!

### How far can you walk in 30 minutes?

If you walk at a brisk pace for 30 minutes, you'll cover a distance of about 1½ to 2 miles (2.5 to 3.3 kilometres) (2.5 to 3.3 kilometers).

### How do I train to run 1.5 miles in 10 minutes

Perform a 40- to 60-minute run on Saturday at a pace just slow enough that you never feel winded. (Walk if you need to.) On Tuesday, do four to six half-mile intervals at your goal pace for the mile-and-a-half run. (If your goal is 10 minutes, run each interval in 3 minutes, 20 seconds.)

### How fast should you run 1.5 miles

Usually, a good minimum standard for the 1.5 mile run is closer to 10:30 (or a 7:00/mile pace). In fact, the women at the US Naval Academy have to run under 12:30 for the 1.5 mile run or they fail the test - that is an 8:00 / mile pace. Consider a 14:30 a passing grade but it is a "D" average - or below average.

### How long does a 1.5 mile run take?

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. Ramp up your training to help run quicker.

### How do I prepare for 1.5 mile run?

Write down the time it took to run the 1.5 miles for every workout. Weeks 3 & 4: Repeat this workout three times per week on alternate days. -Walk 5 minutes – start slowly and build to a purposeful walking pace. -Run 3 minutes – walk 1 minute twice to warm your body and prepare for the fast paced running.

### How many calories do I burn walking 1.5 miles?

According to Harvard Health Publications, a 125-pound person will burn about 120 calories walking 1.5 miles, while a 185-pound person will burn about 170 calories.

### Can you walk a mile and a half in 15 minutes?

At about 3 feet per step thats 360 feet per minute. So for 15 minutes that's 5400 feet per every 15 minutes or a little better than 1 mile every 15 minutes.