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RAWCOOKIE Posts: 13,280
4/14/13 8:58 A

thank you everyone!
LOVEMOUS82 - no worries - I'm good enough at maths to suss that out! I know how to do it both ways now :)
M@L - thanks - I've bookmarked that site - very useful stuff on there
HLKLJGK - thank you - that's so easy! bookmarked that as well - cheers!

MOTIVATED@LAST Posts: 15,459
4/14/13 5:18 A

Try the calculator at

Just enter any two of speed, distance and time, and it will calculate the rest - including calories burned.


LOVEMOUSE82 SparkPoints: (3,788)
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4/13/13 5:30 P

I'm so sorry...the way I explained it gives you your minutes per mile, not your miles per hour. The poster after me was right. I tend to use minutes per mile instead because I find it easier to track, but to each his own! Goes to show calculating sure can get confusing! Thanks for starting this thread.

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4/13/13 12:15 P

RAWCOOKIE Posts: 13,280
4/13/13 11:11 A

that's just what I needed, thank you! well-explained.

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4/13/13 9:35 A

Not quite the right calculation. Going 1 mile in 20 minutes is actually 3 mph. Miles per hour means distance divided by time.

So if you run 1 mile in 20 minutes, it's 1/20= 0.05. Right now that's telling you that you ran at a pace of .05 miles per minute. To convert to hours, you multiply by 60 (60 minutes in an hour) and get 3.0 mph.

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4/13/13 9:25 A

Edited.....the user above is right, I gave you the wrong calculation....SORRY! Told u I was a kindergarten teacher lol! Anyway, what I gave you might be useful if you are trying to calculate your minutes per mile, which I find easier to track, that's why I do it that way....but to calculate your miles per hour, use the other users calculation. Thanks for catching my mistake!!!!!

Good luck!

Edited by: LOVEMOUSE82 at: 4/13/2013 (17:39)
RAWCOOKIE Posts: 13,280
4/13/13 9:13 A

Can anyone give me a formula for figuring out my mph?
I don't have any gadgets - but I do have a pedo which gives me my time and my mileage.
I'm sure it's simple maths, but I can't quite figure it out :D

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