What constitutes walking for one person and running for another is always up for debate. There are some generally accepted qualifiers, though, such as 6 mph (10-minute mile) is considered a running pace, while 4 mph (15-min mile) is considered a walking pace.
However, I know someone, not a racewalker, who walks a 10-minute mile, and plenty of runners who are in the 12- to 15-minute mile range. A lot of this depends upon age, weight and stride; and other factors like fitness level, efficiency and oxygenation.
So, if you're moving at a pace that makes you feel like you're running, then you're running.
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