February 20, 2017
Everyone has a different running pace, which is when our bodies use up the least amount of oxygen when running over a certain distance. We run with a faster pace if the distance is a short one. An average man can jog at 8.3mph, so he could run 100m in 27 seconds. A woman can jog at 6.5mph and run 100m in 34 seconds. A non-elite athlete can run 100m in 13-14 seconds or at 15.9mph. However, Olympic qualifying times are much lower. The men’s qualifying time for London 2012 was 10.18 seconds and the women’s was 11.29 seconds....