# What is age graded equivalent time?

## What is age graded equivalent time?

Age grading is a way to compare the performance of runners of all ages and both genders with one another on a level playing field. When your time is “age-graded” it is calculated as a percentage of the “ideal” time for your age and gender at that distance.

How do you calculate your age performance?

It takes World Record performances for each age and disatance, for men and women, and uses these as benchmarks. So, for example: if the World Record for a 40 year old man running 10 miles is 46:31 and another 40 year old man runs 10 miles in 58:30, he has an Age-Graded performance of 79.5% (46:31 divided by 58:30).

What is a good age graded score running?

Age graded Percentage guidelines as stated by the WMA
Above 100% Usually, at least, a record setting performance for that age and distance
100% Approximate world record level
Above 90% World Class Level
Above 80% National Class Level

### What are the age categories for running?

Or, you can use 10 year age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over. Marathons and long distance events often use 19 and under as the youngest age group.

What is a good 5k time by age?

Considering many races were cancelled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the most current average 5K running times were recorded in 2019….Average 5K Time and Pace.

​Age Group​ ​Women​ ​Men​
20 to 29 39:45 33:45
30 to 39 40:50 34:50
40 to 49 42:30 35:00
50 to 59 45:25 36:40

What is a good 10km time by age?

What are average 10k times based on age and gender?

Age Group Men Women
16-19 46:36 1:00:21
20-24 51:40 59:50
25-29 53:31 1:02:25
30-34 54:21 1:02:31

## What age is a senior runner?

There is a long history of people, many would call senior runners, continuing to run or starting to run through their 60s and into their 70s. Some have been life-long runners.

What is Ag time in marathon?

Basically, Age-Graded Scoring allows all individuals within a race to be “scored” against each other. That is done by first comparing the individual’s finish time at that particular race distance to an “ideal” or best time (not necessarily the “world record”) achievable for that individual’s age and gender.

Whats a good 5K time for my age?

If you run a 5K, you should be happy with yourself no matter the results, but it’s natural to want to know if your time is above or below average….Average by age and sex.

Age group Men Women
25 to 29 31:09 36:16
30 to 34 31:27 38:41
35 to 39 33:44 37:21
40 to 44 32:26 38:26

### What is a competitive 5K time?

Very advanced runners may be able to complete a 5K in less than 20 minutes. For professional runners, the 2020 world records for running an outdoor 5K are currently 12 minutes (mins) and 51 seconds (secs) for males and 14 mins 44 secs for females.

Where can I find an age grade table of runners?

The most commonly referenced age grade table is published by www.runscore.com . It uses data from www.world-masters-athletics.org . and is compiled using only the results of the fastest runners. This data is used to power calculators featured on prominent running websites.

Can I run a 100 meter dash in equivalent time?

** By equivalent performance, we mean another run with the same age graded percent. Of course, training for a 100 meter dash is ridiculously different from training for a 100 mile race, so just because the calculator gives you an equivalent time doesn’t mean you’ll automatically be able to run it. You still have to train appropriately.

## What is the age and sex equivalent calculator?

This calculator can help you determine the age and sex equivalent times for your time. Use this as you get older to compare your times to your earlier PRs and/or use these to create a handicap for an older friend or relative.

Is your body better suited to run long or short races?

And, even so, your body might be better suited to run either short races or long ones so you might not be able to get to the same AG% for all distances. This tool was built by Robert James Reese, an RRCA-certified running coach who has run more than 80 marathons with a personal best of 2:52:11.

Begin typing your search term above and press enter to search. Press ESC to cancel.