Emma P Running 5k tomorrow morning - must pay attention to how quick I can run 1.5miles!
A 1.5 mile run is often used as a test of fitness and in almost all physical fitness tests for organisations from the police to the special forces. The challenge is to run 1.5 miles outside, this is a minimum distance of 2.41 in km, in under 10 minutes. You can train for the challenge on a treadmill, but the run must be completed outside.
Run 1.5 miles in 10 minutes Challenge rules
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“Well, in the process of running for 14 minutes at a beautiful track in Oak Bay, Victoria, I covered 1.5 miles - 6 laps - in 9:25 :) An avg. of 6:16/mi.”
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Anna H Okay I did 2.44km in the 10 minutes BUT, I did it was done in an intermittent sprinting/walking style pausing my stopwatch while I walked. In reality I'm probably about 1:30-2:00 mins off the target. I did manage to catch the sunset in between breaths. Keep on keeping on.
Tony D It took me close to a month of training to complete this but I finally did it. With one second to spare.
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Aishling A I'm training to hit this when the navy are recruiting again. I've only started training. My time is 22.40s at the moment.
Graham H getting closer 1.48 miles in 12:13 or 1.52 in 12:34 but will a minute or 2 off, but not giving up, even though i prefer log to fast.
Casper A 10minutes40seconds today. Might need a few weeks of interval training to get this quite right.
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Scott K hello all, i'm new to this...... are there any training programs to help with this particular challenge, any info would be appreciated :-)
Michele H encouraged this.
Why not ask for some advice from other Challenge takers, or read some of the Challenge guides first?OK, I'll keep working at it!
Jeconiah M logged 16.9 km of Running in 1:32:00
Danyka P logged 2.4 km of Running in 0:18:30
Paola G logged 6.04 km of Running in 0:58:32
Paola G logged 10.04 km of Running in 1:27:02
Paola G logged 7.1 km of Running in 1:05:52
Jennifer R logged 21.28 km of Running in 2:12:32
Chris D logged 7.53 km of Running in 0:42:14
Darren B logged 0.2 km of Running in 0:00:57
Chris D logged 1.69 km of Running in 0:10:33
Darren B logged 6.76 km of Running in 1:37:41