Calories Burned Running a Mile

To train effectively, you need to do more than running. Cross-training is now the accepted method for improving athletic ability. If you want to build muscle, run first. To build your endurance and aerobic capacity, run last.

  • Best Cross Training for Recovery: Yoga, Pilates, Walking, Golf
  • Best Cross Training for Cardio: Elliptical Machine, Swimming, Biking, Aqua Jogging, Dancing
  • Best Cross Training for Strength: Weight Training, Rock Climbing
  • Best Cross Training for HIIT: Rowing Machine, Spinning
 

Men age 17-25 should complete 5 miles in a 40 minute period and Men 25-35 should complete 5 miles in 43 minutes. Women in the 17-21 age range, should complete 5 miles in 42 minutes with Women 25-35 achieving 45 minutes.

Over 35s Men over 35 should complete 5 miles in a 46 minute period and Women over 35 should complete 5 miles in 49 minutes.

Over 60s Men over 60, should complete 5 miles in 50 minutes with Women over 60 managing it in 52.

Safety It goes without saying, consult your doctor before starting miles, especially as you get older, if you have health concerns or have not had a recent check up.

1 mile should take about 8 minutes on average.

Calories Burned in 8 minutes

  • Weight 100lb:51
  • Weight 120lb:61
  • Weight 125lb:64
  • Weight 150lb:76
  • Weight 175lb:89
  • Weight 200lb:102
  • Weight 250lb:127
  • Weight 300lb:152

  • Calories Burned in 40 minutes

  • Weight 100lb:254
  • Weight 120lb:305
  • Weight 125lb:318
  • Weight 150lb:381
  • Weight 175lb:445
  • Weight 200lb:508
  • Weight 250lb:635
  • Weight 300lb:762

  • Calories Burned in 45 minutes

  • Weight 100lb:286
  • Weight 120lb:343
  • Weight 125lb:357
  • Weight 150lb:429
  • Weight 175lb:500
  • Weight 200lb:572
  • Weight 250lb:714
  • Weight 300lb:857

  • Calories Burned in 1 hour 15 mins

  • Weight 100lb:476
  • Weight 120lb:572
  • Weight 125lb:595
  • Weight 150lb:714
  • Weight 175lb:833
  • Weight 200lb:953
  • Weight 250lb:1191
  • Weight 300lb:1429

  • Calories Burned in 1 hour 30 mins

  • Weight 100lb:572
  • Weight 120lb:686
  • Weight 125lb:714
  • Weight 150lb:857
  • Weight 175lb:1000
  • Weight 200lb:1143
  • Weight 250lb:1429
  • Weight 300lb:1715

  • Calories Burned in 2 hours

  • Weight 100lb:762
  • Weight 120lb:914
  • Weight 125lb:953
  • Weight 150lb:1143
  • Weight 175lb:1334
  • Weight 200lb:1524
  • Weight 250lb:1905
  • Weight 300lb:2286