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How long should running 3 miles take an average healthy person?

  1. LailaK profile image76
    LailaKposted 6 years ago

    How long should running 3 miles take an average healthy person?

  2. ii3rittles profile image82
    ii3rittlesposted 6 years ago

    Well, walking at 3.0 miles per hour would be 3 miles in 60 minutes.

    It depends on how fast the person is running. I'd say for a healthy person, around 20 minutes.

  3. bankscottage profile image96
    bankscottageposted 6 years ago

    3 miles in 20 minutes would be pretty fast, less than 7 minute miles.  I agree with ii3rittles about walking and I can walk about 3 miles or a little more in an hour (I plan 2 miles per hour when hiking on a trail).  But, particularly as an older person, I think 8 to 10 minute miles (25 to 30 minutes) would be pretty good.

  4. TheLifeExperiment profile image57
    TheLifeExperimentposted 6 years ago

    It really depends. For example a healthy runner could run 3 miles in 15 minutes. I'm also healthy and hit the gym quite often, but I can't run for more than 45 seconds without having to stop.

  5. djelrod profile image61
    djelrodposted 6 years ago

    I'd actually say around 30 minutes.  Most healthy people can manage 10 minutes per mile.

 
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