How Fast Can A Cheetah Run? 14 Animal Running Speeds Compared

Most runners love to compare themselves to others.  Maybe it’s the next-door neighbor, the other guys or gals in your age group, your teammates in your running club, or the elite and professional runners and world record holders, but whomever you measure your PRs against, it’s fun and motivating to see how you stack up … Read more

How Fast Can The Average Human Run? See How You Compare

Theodore Roosevelt is famously quoted as saying, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” While this is true in many cases, such that our happiness and satisfaction should be based on solely our own lives and feelings rather than how we stack up to others, when it comes to running, many runners would beg to differ. … Read more

What’s A Good Half Marathon Time? Average Times By Age + Sex

​​Aside from the 5k, the half marathon is the most popular race distance worldwide, with 2.1 million participants in 2018, according to the International Institute of Sports Medicine.   Whether it’s your first half marathon or your twentieth, runners like to know what a good half marathon … Read more

What’s A Good 5k Time? Average Times To Run A 5k By Age + Sex

One of the first significant running benchmarks is the all-famous 5k. There is an excellent variety of Couch to 5k programs out there to get you started on your first running journey. Still, for those who are more experienced, you may want to ask the burning question, what’s a good 5k time?  According to a study … Read more

How Many Steps in a Mile Running or Walking?

“How many steps in a mile running – or walking?” is a common question – and there are several things that can influence it, such as whether you’re running or walking, your height, and even your sex. If you’re asking this question, you’ve probably heard of some daily step goals that help fight anything from … Read more

Average Marathon Times, sorted by demographics [+ Half Marathons]

If you’re in marathon training mode and gearing up to run 26.2 miles, you might be curious about what the average marathon time is – in other words, how long does it take to run a marathon. In this post, we’re going to do a deep dive into historical marathon finishing time data to check … Read more