HEALTH AND TRAINING

Marathon speed calculator

Alternative name: Marathon pace calculator

If you are running a marathon (42.195 km / 26.2 miles) then you probably want to know your speed per kilometer. Knowing your speed before the race will make you able to plan your marathon better. Enter your planned marathon time below and we will calculate your speed. This calculator works both in the metric and imperial systems.

Results

Speed in Kilometer per hour: 9.709 km/h
Speed in Miles per hour: 6.033 mile/hour
Running pace: 6 minutes, 10 seconds min/km

For comparison, the average pace for males in a marathon is about 6.43 minutes per kilometer (10.34 minutes per mile). For females, the average marathon pace is 7.26 minutes per kilometer (11.55 minutes per mile).


Our calculations

At Calculatorian, we are keen to share our knowledge, be transparent and open to feedback. Here are the calculations used to create this calculator. If you find an error or deficiency, contact us and we'll fix it in an instant!

Speed in Kilometer per hour was calculated like this:

Step 1

First we need to calculate the variable tis. tis = Time in minutes.

Step 2

Then we need to calculate the variable pace. pace = Pace in minutes per kilometer.

Step 3

Finally we put it together and calculate it like this:

Speed in Miles per hour was calculated like this:

Running pace was calculated like this:

Step 1

First we need to calculate the variable tis. tis = Time in minutes.

Step 2

Finally we put it together and calculate it like this:

Variables used in this formula

hh = Hours
mm = Minutes
ss = Seconds