## What is a sub 6 minute mile?

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“For an athlete to break 6 minutes in the mile, they would have to run an average of 1:29.5 per quarter mile,” McGee says. So, if you can run 1,000m in 3:32, you’re already in 6-minute shape! Another accurate 5km race equivalent is 20:50.

**Is a sub 6 minute mile impressive?**

Running a 6 minute mile is recognized as a true test of a recreational runner. It is fast, but not elite fast.

### What is a sub 5 minute mile?

Report Ad. Your 5 minute mile pace is simple to dial into your GPS: 5.00/mile, or 3.08/km. To get used to this pace, start by running a series of 10-12 repetitions of 200m at the target pace of 75 seconds per 400m (37.5 seconds per each 200m effort), taking a 60-second recovery.

**How many people can run a sub 6-minute mile?**

At one of the more competitive 5ks in the area here recently, 20% of men 20-29 ran a time equivalent to a 6min-mile or better. Definitely less than 5% in the whole population.

#### Is a 6 minute mile fast for a girl?

The 70% is how the time compares to the world record time, not the percentage of women that have run (or not run) that time. Only 15 out of 100 15 year old girls can run 8 min or under for a mile. The number of women who could run under 6 min is much, much, much less than that.

**How fast is a 6 minute mile?**

If you run 1mile in 7 minutes, you run 8.5miles in 1 hour, and run 1km in 4 minutes 20 seconds. This calculator convert pace and speed in the unit of mile, and km….2. Convert pace to speed, and speed to pace both mile and km.

min/mile | mph | min/km |
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8 min | 7.5 | 4 m 58 s |

9 min | 6.6 | 5 m 35 s |

10 min | 6 | 6 m 12 s |

## What percentage of the population can run a 6-minute mile?

**What percent of men can run a 6 minute mile?**

At one of the more competitive 5ks in the area here recently, 20% of men 20-29 ran a time equivalent to a 6min-mile or better. Definitely less than 5% in the whole population. Not a representative sample.