Q:

What is the average time required for a person to walk a mile?

A:

The average time it takes to walk a mile is 15 minutes. Depending on a person's speed and the length of his stride, walking a mile can take from 13 to 22 minutes. Racewalkers can walk a mile in as little as 6 minutes.

A mile is equal to 5,280 feet. The average adult's stride is between 2 and 3 feet. On average, it takes between 1,760 and 2,640 steps to walk a mile.

In order to measure how long it takes to walk a mile, one should time himself while walking a full mile without breaks at a quick, steady pace.


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