## Is 2 miles in 12 minutes good?

If you want to know why the 2 mile run–this is it. The granddaddy of all aerobic testing (by running) in this country. Being able to run 1.75 miles or higher in 12 minutes is the benchmark for excellent aerobic condition for 20 year old males (this includes general population, not just athletes).

## How long does a 2 mile run usually take?

If you are a brand new runner and are following the run walk method, it could take 25 – 30 minutes to run 2 miles. But if you’re already capable of running 2 miles without stopping, the common time frame is 16-22 minutes. Since you’ll be running every day, expect your time to increase fast.

How many miles can the average person run in 12 minutes?

12-Minute Run Fitness Test Results

Age Excellent Average
Male 20-29 over 2800 meters 2200-2399 meters
Females 20-29 over 2700 meters 1800-2199 meters
Males 30-39 over 2700 meters 1900-2299 meters
Females 30-39 over 2500 meters 1700-1999 meters

### Is 11 minutes good for 2 miles?

A noncompetitive, relatively in-shape runner usually completes one mile in about 9 to 10 minutes, on average. If you’re new to running, you might run one mile in closer to 12 to 15 minutes as you build up endurance. Elite marathon runners average a mile in around 4 to 5 minutes.

### Why can’t I run without stopping?

“It could be that you are eating too much, too close to when you start your run or maybe even that you aren’t eating enough to fuel your workouts,” Pelerin says. Everyone is different, but it’s generally good to wait at least 30 minutes after eating before exercising (longer if you had a large meal).

How many laps can you run in 12 minutes?

comments: the world record for 5000m is held by Kenenisa Bekele in 12:37.35. Based on that time, he would complete 4752m or 11.88 laps in 12 min. variations / modifications: The test can also be conducted by running on a treadmill for 12 minutes, set to level 1 (1 percent) incline to mimic outdoor running.

## Is the 12 minute Cooper run valid?

validity: Cooper (1968) reported a correlation of 0.90 between VO2max and the distance covered in a 12 min walk/run. reliability: the reliability of this test would depend on practice, pacing strategies and motivation level. There should be good reliability if these issues are addressed.

## How can I get my 2 mile time down?

“Intervals or tempo runs are paced runs a tad faster than your two-mile pace, but definitely not a sprint,” Adkins explains. The ideal interval distance is 800 meters, or two laps around the track. Run one interval at moderate pace and then rest for four minutes. Repeat three more times for a total of four intervals.

How do I Run 2 miles in 2 minutes?

Cooldown: 3 mph for two minutes, then 2 mph for another two minutes. Warmup: 2 mph for two minutes, 3 mph for another two minutes. Repeat segment 1-2 for eight times (16 minutes) to finish the two-mile run. Cooldown: 3 mph for two minutes, then 2 mph for another two minutes. Ideally try to control your heart rate during the interval workouts.

### How can i Improve my 2-mile run time?

Take a hint from the Military College of South Carolina and start at a walk if you need to, gradually building your endurance until you can walk for the entire goal time you’re trying to meet in the 2-mile run. Then gradually introduce intervals of jogging, alternating between walking and jogging until you can do 2 miles at a jog.

### How many times should I repeat the two-mile run?

Repeat segment 1-2 for 16 times (32 minutes) to finish the two-mile run. Cooldown: 2.3 mph for two minutes, then 1.5 mph for another two minutes. When you finish this exercise and you feel you can take more, it means you are ready to increase the interval difficulty until you can finish the two-mile run in less than 20 minutes.

How fast do you run a 2 mile warm up?

Cooldown: 3 mph for two minutes, then 2 mph for another two minutes. Warmup: 2 mph for two minutes, 3 mph for another two minutes. Repeat segment 1-2 for eight times (16 minutes) to finish the two-mile run. Cooldown: 3 mph for two minutes, then 2 mph for another two minutes.