Pace Calculator

Use the pace calculator to determine how fast you need to run a race in.

Choose the race distance, or enter a distance, and the time you want to complete the race in to calculate the pace.

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World Records

See how your pace compares to world record pace. They're pretty fast!

Event Category Time (HH:MM:SS.ms) Pace (Mins/Km) Pace (Mins/Mile) Athlete Country Date Set
1500 Metres Men 3:26.00 2:17.3 3:41.0 Hicham El Guerrouj MAR MAR 14 Jul 1998
Women 3:50.07 2:33.3 4:06.7 Genzebe Dibaba ETH ETH 17 Jul 2015
One Mile Men 3:43.13 2:18.6 3:43.1 Hicham El Guerrouj MAR MAR 07 Jul 1999
Women 4:12.33 2:36.6 4:12.0 Sifan Hassan NED NED 12 Jul 2019
5000 Metres Men 12:35.36 2:31.0 4:03.1 Joshua Cheptegei UGA UGA 14 Aug 2020
Women 14:06.62 2:49.2 4:32.3 Letesenbet Gidey ETH ETH 07 Oct 2020
10,000 Metres Men 26:11.00 2:37.1 4:12.8 Joshua Cheptegei UGA UGA 07 Oct 2020
Women 29:01.03 2:54.1 4:40.2 Letesenbet Gidey ETH ETH 08 Jun 2021
10 Kilometres Men 26:24 2:38.4 4:14.9 Rhonex Kipruto KEN KEN 12 Jan 2020
Women 30:29 3:02.9 4:54.3 Asmae Leghzaoui MAR MAR 08 Jun 2002
Half Marathon Men 57:31 2:43.6 4:23.2 Jacob Kiplimo UGA UGA 21 Nov 2021
Women 1:05:16 3:05.6 4:58.7 Peres Jepchirchir KEN KEN 17 Oct 2020
Marathon Men 2:01:39 2:53.0 4:38.4 Eliud Kipchoge KEN KEN 16 Sep 2018
Women 2:17:01 3:14.8 5:13.6 Mary Jepkosgei Keitany KEN KEN 23 Apr 2017
Data from World Athletics