Pacing....

equivalent pacing.

6 messages
09/03/2005 at 23:42
Just trying to work out a training session for a group of people and I was wondering what the difference in pace there might be at different length runs. For example... if an athlete is a 50 min 10k runner then on a 400 m track he/she will run 2 laps (800 m) in 4 minutes.
therefore how fast can I expect this person to run 800 m at 5k pace...3k pace...1k pace.

800M
10K PACE = 4 MINUTES
5K PACE = ? MINS
3K PACE = ? MINS
1K PACE = ? MINS.

Any information on this gratefully recieved
Hopefully the above makes sense
Thanks
Martin
10/03/2005 at 13:10
Put their 10k time into the race predictor calculator (on this site), work out the equivalent time for 5k, 3k, 1k. Then divide by the right 800m multiple.

For a 50min 10k you get the following times:

5k: 23:58 = 3 mins 50sec for 800m
3k: 13:57 = 3 mins 43sec for 800m
1k: 4:21 = 3mins 28sec for 800m

mellifera    pirate
10/03/2005 at 13:22
The <a herf="http://www.mcmillanrunning.com/Running%20University/Article%201/calculator2.htm">McMillan<a/> calculator gives suggested times for different length intervals based on race times.
mellifera    pirate
10/03/2005 at 13:22
mellifera    pirate
10/03/2005 at 13:23
<a herf="http://www.mcmillanrunning.com/Running%20University/Article%201/calculator2.htm">McMillan

typos
mellifera    pirate
10/03/2005 at 13:25
god damn it!
McMillan

we (I) really need an edit function

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