Miles to Steps Calculator
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How many steps have I walked/run?
You may have returned from a walk or run and calculated that you've travelled a set number of miles. What you may now be wondering is how many steps you've walked or run for that number of miles. It is for this purpose that we've created this calculator.
We can, of course, work out a very generalised figure based upon the 'average' calculation for steps to miles - it is said that the average human takes around 2,250 steps to walk a mile, reaching the mile mark in about 20 minutes.
However, this won't be terribly accurate, because calculating an accurate figure for the number of steps you take to walk or run a mile requires you to take into account for a number of different factors, including your gender, height, weight and walking/running pace. As a very crude example, a person of short stature will take more steps in walking a mile than a 7ft tall giant.
Our calculators, and the chart below, reference data from a 2008 research study of one-mile step counts at walking and running speeds, published in the American College of Sports Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal. The study concentrated on the number of steps people took at varying speeds of walking and running. All participants were regarded as being of 'normal weight'. 1
- 1 mile average-speed walk = 2,252 steps
- 1 mile brisk walk = 1,935 steps
- 1 mile jog = 1,951 steps
- 1 mile run = 1,672 steps
- 1 mile fast run = 1,400 steps
- 1 mile very fast run = 1,080 steps
Below are mile to step conversions using this data.
|1 mile||2252 steps||1935 steps||1672 steps|
|2 miles||4504 steps||3870 steps||3344 steps|
|3 miles||6756 steps||5805 steps||5016 steps|
|4 miles||9008 steps||7740 steps||6688 steps|
|5 miles||11260 steps||9675 steps||8360 steps|
|6 miles||13512 steps||11610 steps||10032 steps|
|7 miles||15764 steps||13545 steps||11704 steps|
|8 miles||18016 steps||15480 steps||13376 steps|
|9 miles||20268 steps||17415 steps||15048 steps|
|10 miles||22520 steps||19350 steps||16720 steps|
|11 miles||24772 steps||21285 steps||18392 steps|
|12 miles||27024 steps||23220 steps||20064 steps|
|13 miles||29276 steps||25155 steps||21736 steps|
|14 miles||31528 steps||27090 steps||23408 steps|
|15 miles||33780 steps||29025 steps||25080 steps|
|16 miles||36032 steps||30960 steps||26752 steps|
|17 miles||38284 steps||32895 steps||28424 steps|
|18 miles||40536 steps||34830 steps||30096 steps|
|19 miles||42788 steps||36765 steps||31768 steps|
|20 miles||45040 steps||38700 steps||33440 steps|
|21 miles||47292 steps||40635 steps||35112 steps|
|22 miles||49544 steps||42570 steps||36784 steps|
|23 miles||51796 steps||44505 steps||38456 steps|
|24 miles||54048 steps||46440 steps||40128 steps|
|25 miles||56300 steps||48375 steps||41800 steps|
How many steps is 2 miles?
Two miles of walking at a speed of around 3 mph equates to around 4,500 steps. Your step length should be taken into consideration for an accurate conversion. A woman of average height (5ft 3in) walking 2 miles at a regular walking speed of 3 mph will take about 4,650 steps, whilst a man of average height (5ft 9in) will take about 4,420 steps.
When running, your step and stride length will lengthen, meaning you take less steps for the distance involved. A woman of average height (5ft 3) running 2 miles at a speed of 6mph will take around 3,340 steps. A man of average height (5ft 9) running 2 miles will take around 3,180 steps.
How many steps is 3 miles?
Three miles of walking at a speed of around 3 mph equates to around 6,750 steps. Your step length should be taken into consideration for an accurate conversion. A woman of average height (5ft 3in) walking 3 miles at a regular walking speed of 3 mph will take about 6,990 steps, whilst a man of average height (5ft 9in) will take about 6,630 steps.
How many steps is 4 miles?
Four miles of walking at a speed of around 3 mph equates to around 9,000 steps. Step lengths vary based upon gender, height, weight and walking speed. A woman of average height (5ft 3in) walking 4 miles at a regular walking speed of 3 mph will take about 9,315 steps, whilst a man of average height (5ft 9in) will take about 8,840 steps.
How many steps is 5 miles?
Five miles of walking at a speed of around 3 mph equates to around 11,260 steps. As step lengths vary with gender, height, weight and walking speed, your step length should be factored in to get an accurate conversion. A woman of average height (5ft 3in) walking 5 miles at a regular walking speed of 3 mph will take about 11,640 steps, whilst a man of average height (5ft 9in) will take about 11,056 steps.Calculator created by Alastair Hazell.
- One-mile step count at walking and running speeds. American College of Sports Medicine.
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