15 - 20 minutes today. Depends on the area I'm walking in. Hills are of course alot slower than flats. I don't do a whole lot of flats. The pavement like a sidewalk would improve my time greatly. I don't have that anywhere to walk on. I use to be faster but I'm older now. I think I'm doing okay. I can't remember how long it took me when I was heavier. 25 minutes? More? All I remember is how badly walking hurt my ankles.
Fitness Minutes: (41,966)
1,780 4/21/10 9:37 A
It depends on whether we are walking with children along or by ourselves. If we,(my walking partners) are without children, we can walk a mile in 15-18 minutes. If we have the kiddos along, a one mile walk can take 30 minutes or even more. They want to stop and examine the flowers, and pick the dandilions, the violets, the buttercups, etc, check out the goldfish in the pond, climb the steps at the church we pass, and say hello to every doggie that we pass. Seeing our walk through our children's eyes make take longer, and we may not get home as fast, but it is fun and full of joy. Proverbs says that children are a hertiage of the Lord, and the fruit of the womb is a reward.
Fitness Minutes: (92,313)
4,239 4/16/10 10:26 P
About 19 or 20 minutes, but I take rather long walks and don't try to push too fast. On shorter walks I can beat that.
4/16/10 10:23 P
I also do the 3.5 on the treadmill, but adjust it a little faster and slower from time to time, so a little less than 20 minutes.
I'm 5'2", and if I'm really trying hard, I can do a 15 min. mile. My more normal pace is 17 min. I walk a lot--no car-- so it's probably through decades of practice that I can go faster, despite my short steps.
THAT WAS A GREAT QUESTION...I ALWAYS WONDERED TOO HOW LONG A WALK WOULD BE TO REACH A MILE. I PROBABLY COULD HAVE RESEARCHED IT MYSELF BUT AT THE TIME, I WAS NOT MOTIVATED TO TRY TO FIGURE SUCH A THING OUT. THANK YOU FOR ASKING THAT QUESTION
Fitness Minutes: (14,150)
4/16/10 8:43 P
Walking outside - about 15 min per mile Treadmill - about 18 min per mile I have no idea why it differs so much! I just did a 10K (6.2) this past weekend and I averaged 18.08 min per mile. I finished in just under 2 hours which I understand is pretty good.
Fitness Minutes: (7,476)
4/16/10 7:56 P
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