# Miles to Steps

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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'.
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**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.

Miles | Average walk (3mph) |
Brisk walk (4mph) |
Run (6mph) |
---|---|---|---|

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 |

## FAQ

### 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.

### References:

- One-mile step count at walking and running speeds. American College of Sports Medicine.

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