**1,500 meters**takes three-and-three-quarter laps

**of**a standard 400-

**meter**track, the

**mile**is run in just a shade more than four laps. The

**mile**makes more sense

**for**the runners, too.

Considering this, how many miles is a 1500 meter run?

If you're **running** a **1500**–**meter race**, you'll **run** just under one **mile** (0.93 **miles**, to be precise). It is also equal to 1.5 kilometers. The **1500**–**meter** is a popular middle distance track event in track and field competitions, from youth participation all the way up to the Olympic level.

Subsequently, question is, what is a good 1500m time? If you want a decently **good time** (**average** on a junior high track team) that would be about 6:30. **Average** on a high school team: 6:00. Varsity high school: about 5:20. Outstanding **time** for your age: around 5:00.

Similarly, is 1600 meters equal to 1 mile?

**1600 meters** is not interchangeable with **mile** BUT in todays world of 400 **meter** tracks casual usage by Americans is four laps is a **mile**, two laps is a half **mile** and one lap is a quarter **mile**.

How many times around a track is 1 mile?

100 meters: the length of **one** straightaway. 800 meters: roughly ½ **mile** or 2 **laps around** the **track**. 1600 meters: roughly **1 mile** or 4 **laps around** the **track**.

## What's the fastest 1500m time?

**World all-time at men's 1500m**

- 3:26.00 Hicham El Guerrouj (Mor) 1998.
- 3:26.34 Bernard Lagat (Ken) 2001.
- 3:27.37 Noureddine Morceli (Alg) 1995.
- 3:27.72 Asbel Kiprop (Ken) 2013.
- 3:28.12 Noah Ngeny (Ken) 2000.
- 3:28.81 Mo Farah (GB) 2013.

## How long does it take the average person to run 1.5 miles?

**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.

## What is the fastest mile run?

**mile**has been the only non-metric distance recognized by the IAAF for record purposes.

## How long does it take to run a mile?

## What is a good 1600 meter time?

**1600 time**is probably more like 5:20-5:25but, again, 5:15, the median, falls in line with what I would consider a true “average”. In the 800, there are 43 sub 2:00 performances and 244

**times**2:37 or over, both 19 seconds from the median of 2:18.

## Is the 1600 A mile?

**1600**metres

At exactly four laps of a normal 400 m track, this distance is raced as a near replacement for the **mile** (it is, in fact, 9.344 m, about 30.6 feet, shorter; however, it is still colloquially referred to as “the **mile**“). The **1600** meters is the official distance for this range of races in US high schools.

## How fast do Olympians run a mile?

**mile**, or a 66 second lap around the track. If you can

**run**one lap at this pace, you are a whopping 25 percent of an

**Olympian**. 28 minutes even. A 4:30

**mile**and a 67 second lap.

## Why is 1500 meters the metric mile?

**1500**m race became the standard middle distance race in Europe in the late 19th century, and has been the standard distance in the Olympic Games since 1896. The distance of the race is sometimes referred to as a

**metric mile**. Thus when the

**mile**was run, the race was a four lap race.

## How many meters is 1600?

ft | m |
---|---|

1,600 | 487.68 |

1,610 | 490.73 |

1,620 | 493.78 |

1,630 | 496.82 |

## Is the 1500 A mile?

**1,500**meters has been part of the Olympic program since 1896, reflecting the French origins of the modern Olympic movement and its founder, Pierre de Coubertin. While the

**1,500**meters takes three-and-three-quarter laps of a standard 400-meter track, the

**mile**is run in just a shade more than four laps.

## How long is 5km in miles?

## What is the 1600m in track?

**1600m**race is a fast paced endurance race that is around 70% aerobic and 30% anaerobic. When a runner trains and goes over a heart rate of around 170 bpm or 85-90% of their Vo2 max, their body's aerobic system will no longer be able to completely supply the energy necessary to sustain that intensity or above.

## How many miles is 10 laps around a track?

**laps**on a

**track**is

**10 miles**.

## How many times do you have to walk around a football field to walk a mile?

**how many**laps

**around**the HS

**football field**to equal a

**mile**.

**When**I was in HS

**we**used to run four

**times around**it to equal a

**mile**. That was all the way

**around**the

**field**. I guess the

**fields**are designed at a quarter

**mile**, So if

**you**run/

**walk around**it four

**times**it

**would**be a

**mile**.

## How do I run 2 miles in track?

**2 Mile**, or 3200 Meter

**Run**is 8 laps on a 400 meter

**track**. I like to break down each lap and see what my time should be at in order to

**run**a specific goal time. To make strategy two work for you, the first step is to set a goal time. Let's say you want to

**run the 2 mile**in 12 minutes flat or faster.

## Which lane is the best in track?

**track**and field, the middle

**lanes**—

**lanes**3, 4 and 5 — are the most desirable, while the outside

**lanes**have disadvantages, said Dr.

## How many miles is 6 laps around a track?

**one mile**in the inside lane. (4 laps are 1600m and

**one mile**is about 1609m).

## How many times should I walk around the track?

**track**, 1 lap = ¼ of a mile. Hence 4

**times around the track**= 1 mile.