15 Mile Pace Chart

See which times you should be hitting every 5k during a 15 mile.

The chart is also useful to know where you need to pick up the pace or slow down. For example, if you started slower in a race than you expected, maybe there are crowds, you didn't feel great at the start, any reason! Then it's useful to know what times you need to be hitting latter on in that race.

15-Mile Pace Chart in Kilometers

Goal Time 5K Split 10K Split 15K Split 20K Split Finish Time Pace per Km
00:40:00 00:08:17 00:16:34 00:24:51 00:33:08 00:40:00 00:01:39
00:45:00 00:09:19 00:18:38 00:27:58 00:37:17 00:45:00 00:01:52
00:50:00 00:10:21 00:20:43 00:31:04 00:41:25 00:50:00 00:02:04
00:55:00 00:11:24 00:22:47 00:34:11 00:45:34 00:55:00 00:02:17
01:00:00 00:12:26 00:24:51 00:37:17 00:49:43 01:00:00 00:02:29
01:05:00 00:13:28 00:26:56 00:40:23 00:53:51 01:05:00 00:02:42
01:10:00 00:14:30 00:29:00 00:43:30 00:58:00 01:10:00 00:02:54
01:15:00 00:15:32 00:31:04 00:46:36 01:02:08 01:15:00 00:03:06
01:20:00 00:16:34 00:33:08 00:49:43 01:06:17 01:20:00 00:03:19
01:25:00 00:17:36 00:35:13 00:52:49 01:10:25 01:25:00 00:03:31
01:30:00 00:18:38 00:37:17 00:55:55 01:14:34 01:30:00 00:03:44
01:35:00 00:19:41 00:39:21 00:59:02 01:18:42 01:35:00 00:03:56
01:40:00 00:20:43 00:41:25 01:02:08 01:22:51 01:40:00 00:04:09
01:45:00 00:21:45 00:43:30 01:05:15 01:27:00 01:45:00 00:04:21
01:50:00 00:22:47 00:45:34 01:08:21 01:31:08 01:50:00 00:04:33
01:55:00 00:23:49 00:47:38 01:11:27 01:35:17 01:55:00 00:04:46
02:00:00 00:24:51 00:49:43 01:14:34 01:39:25 02:00:00 00:04:58
02:05:00 00:25:53 00:51:47 01:17:40 01:43:34 02:05:00 00:05:11
02:10:00 00:26:56 00:53:51 01:20:47 01:47:42 02:10:00 00:05:23
02:15:00 00:27:58 00:55:55 01:23:53 01:51:51 02:15:00 00:05:36
02:20:00 00:29:00 00:58:00 01:27:00 01:55:59 02:20:00 00:05:48
02:25:00 00:30:02 01:00:04 01:30:06 02:00:08 02:25:00 00:06:00
02:30:00 00:31:04 01:02:08 01:33:12 02:04:16 02:30:00 00:06:13
02:35:00 00:32:06 01:04:12 01:36:19 02:08:25 02:35:00 00:06:25
02:40:00 00:33:08 01:06:17 01:39:25 02:12:34 02:40:00 00:06:38
02:45:00 00:34:11 01:08:21 01:42:32 02:16:42 02:45:00 00:06:50
02:50:00 00:35:13 01:10:25 01:45:38 02:20:51 02:50:00 00:07:03
02:55:00 00:36:15 01:12:30 01:48:44 02:24:59 02:55:00 00:07:15
03:00:00 00:37:17 01:14:34 01:51:51 02:29:08 03:00:00 00:07:27
03:05:00 00:38:19 01:16:38 01:54:57 02:33:16 03:05:00 00:07:40
03:10:00 00:39:21 01:18:42 01:58:04 02:37:25 03:10:00 00:07:52
03:15:00 00:40:23 01:20:47 02:01:10 02:41:33 03:15:00 00:08:05
03:20:00 00:41:25 01:22:51 02:04:16 02:45:42 03:20:00 00:08:17
03:25:00 00:42:28 01:24:55 02:07:23 02:49:50 03:25:00 00:08:30
03:30:00 00:43:30 01:27:00 02:10:29 02:53:59 03:30:00 00:08:42
03:35:00 00:44:32 01:29:04 02:13:36 02:58:08 03:35:00 00:08:54
03:40:00 00:45:34 01:31:08 02:16:42 03:02:16 03:40:00 00:09:07
03:45:00 00:46:36 01:33:12 02:19:48 03:06:25 03:45:00 00:09:19
03:50:00 00:47:38 01:35:17 02:22:55 03:10:33 03:50:00 00:09:32
03:55:00 00:48:40 01:37:21 02:26:01 03:14:42 03:55:00 00:09:44
04:00:00 00:49:43 01:39:25 02:29:08 03:18:50 04:00:00 00:09:57

15-Mile Pace Chart in Miles

Goal Time 2 Mile Split 4 Mile Split 6 Mile Split 8 Mile Split 10 Mile Split 12 Mile Split 14 Mile Split Finish Time Pace per Mile
00:40:00 00:05:20 00:10:40 00:16:00 00:21:20 00:26:40 00:32:00 00:37:20 00:40:00 00:02:40
00:45:00 00:06:00 00:12:00 00:18:00 00:24:00 00:30:00 00:36:00 00:42:00 00:45:00 00:03:00
00:50:00 00:06:40 00:13:20 00:20:00 00:26:40 00:33:20 00:40:00 00:46:40 00:50:00 00:03:20
00:55:00 00:07:20 00:14:40 00:22:00 00:29:20 00:36:40 00:44:00 00:51:20 00:55:00 00:03:40
01:00:00 00:08:00 00:16:00 00:24:00 00:32:00 00:40:00 00:48:00 00:56:00 01:00:00 00:04:00
01:05:00 00:08:40 00:17:20 00:26:00 00:34:40 00:43:20 00:52:00 01:00:40 01:05:00 00:04:20
01:10:00 00:09:20 00:18:40 00:28:00 00:37:20 00:46:40 00:56:00 01:05:20 01:10:00 00:04:40
01:15:00 00:10:00 00:20:00 00:30:00 00:40:00 00:50:00 01:00:00 01:10:00 01:15:00 00:05:00
01:20:00 00:10:40 00:21:20 00:32:00 00:42:40 00:53:20 01:04:00 01:14:40 01:20:00 00:05:20
01:25:00 00:11:20 00:22:40 00:34:00 00:45:20 00:56:40 01:08:00 01:19:20 01:25:00 00:05:40
01:30:00 00:12:00 00:24:00 00:36:00 00:48:00 01:00:00 01:12:00 01:24:00 01:30:00 00:06:00
01:35:00 00:12:40 00:25:20 00:38:00 00:50:40 01:03:20 01:16:00 01:28:40 01:35:00 00:06:20
01:40:00 00:13:20 00:26:40 00:40:00 00:53:20 01:06:40 01:20:00 01:33:20 01:40:00 00:06:40
01:45:00 00:14:00 00:28:00 00:42:00 00:56:00 01:10:00 01:24:00 01:38:00 01:45:00 00:07:00
01:50:00 00:14:40 00:29:20 00:44:00 00:58:40 01:13:20 01:28:00 01:42:40 01:50:00 00:07:20
01:55:00 00:15:20 00:30:40 00:46:00 01:01:20 01:16:40 01:32:00 01:47:20 01:55:00 00:07:40
02:00:00 00:16:00 00:32:00 00:48:00 01:04:00 01:20:00 01:36:00 01:52:00 02:00:00 00:08:00
02:05:00 00:16:40 00:33:20 00:50:00 01:06:40 01:23:20 01:40:00 01:56:40 02:05:00 00:08:20
02:10:00 00:17:20 00:34:40 00:52:00 01:09:20 01:26:40 01:44:00 02:01:20 02:10:00 00:08:40
02:15:00 00:18:00 00:36:00 00:54:00 01:12:00 01:30:00 01:48:00 02:06:00 02:15:00 00:09:00
02:20:00 00:18:40 00:37:20 00:56:00 01:14:40 01:33:20 01:52:00 02:10:40 02:20:00 00:09:20
02:25:00 00:19:20 00:38:40 00:58:00 01:17:20 01:36:40 01:56:00 02:15:20 02:25:00 00:09:40
02:30:00 00:20:00 00:40:00 01:00:00 01:20:00 01:40:00 02:00:00 02:20:00 02:30:00 00:10:00
02:35:00 00:20:40 00:41:20 01:02:00 01:22:40 01:43:20 02:04:00 02:24:40 02:35:00 00:10:20
02:40:00 00:21:20 00:42:40 01:04:00 01:25:20 01:46:40 02:08:00 02:29:20 02:40:00 00:10:40
02:45:00 00:22:00 00:44:00 01:06:00 01:28:00 01:50:00 02:12:00 02:34:00 02:45:00 00:11:00
02:50:00 00:22:40 00:45:20 01:08:00 01:30:40 01:53:20 02:16:00 02:38:40 02:50:00 00:11:20
02:55:00 00:23:20 00:46:40 01:10:00 01:33:20 01:56:40 02:20:00 02:43:20 02:55:00 00:11:40
03:00:00 00:24:00 00:48:00 01:12:00 01:36:00 02:00:00 02:24:00 02:48:00 03:00:00 00:12:00
03:05:00 00:24:40 00:49:20 01:14:00 01:38:40 02:03:20 02:28:00 02:52:40 03:05:00 00:12:20
03:10:00 00:25:20 00:50:40 01:16:00 01:41:20 02:06:40 02:32:00 02:57:20 03:10:00 00:12:40
03:15:00 00:26:00 00:52:00 01:18:00 01:44:00 02:10:00 02:36:00 03:02:00 03:15:00 00:13:00
03:20:00 00:26:40 00:53:20 01:20:00 01:46:40 02:13:20 02:40:00 03:06:40 03:20:00 00:13:20
03:25:00 00:27:20 00:54:40 01:22:00 01:49:20 02:16:40 02:44:00 03:11:20 03:25:00 00:13:40
03:30:00 00:28:00 00:56:00 01:24:00 01:52:00 02:20:00 02:48:00 03:16:00 03:30:00 00:14:00
03:35:00 00:28:40 00:57:20 01:26:00 01:54:40 02:23:20 02:52:00 03:20:40 03:35:00 00:14:20
03:40:00 00:29:20 00:58:40 01:28:00 01:57:20 02:26:40 02:56:00 03:25:20 03:40:00 00:14:40
03:45:00 00:30:00 01:00:00 01:30:00 02:00:00 02:30:00 03:00:00 03:30:00 03:45:00 00:15:00
03:50:00 00:30:40 01:01:20 01:32:00 02:02:40 02:33:20 03:04:00 03:34:40 03:50:00 00:15:20
03:55:00 00:31:20 01:02:40 01:34:00 02:05:20 02:36:40 03:08:00 03:39:20 03:55:00 00:15:40
04:00:00 00:32:00 01:04:00 01:36:00 02:08:00 02:40:00 03:12:00 03:44:00 04:00:00 00:16:00

What is a Pace Chart for a 15-Mile Race?

A 15-mile pace chart is a useful tool for runners participating in a 15-mile race. It provides information on the pace required to complete each kilometer or mile of the race in a desired time. The pace chart serves as a reference guide, allowing runners to monitor their progress, make adjustments, and achieve their time goals.

A 15-mile pace chart typically presents a range of finishing times, such as 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours, with varying increments (e.g., 1:30, 1:45, 2:00, and so on). Each time interval is further divided into the pace per kilometer or mile required to achieve that goal. For example, if a runner aims to finish the 15-mile race in 2 hours, the chart will provide the corresponding pace for each kilometer or mile to maintain throughout the race.

The pace is usually indicated in minutes and seconds per kilometer or mile. For instance, a 2-hour 15-mile race might require an average pace of 8 minutes per mile (or 5 minutes per kilometer). The pace chart then breaks down each kilometer or mile with the corresponding time, enabling runners to set intermediate goals and track their progress during the race.

How to Use a Pace Chart for a 15-Mile Race?

A pace chart can be a valuable tool for runners preparing for a 15-mile race. Here are some guidelines on how to effectively use a pace chart:

  1. Set a realistic time goal: Determine your target finishing time for the 15-mile race. This will serve as a reference point for using the pace chart.
  2. Study the chart: Familiarize yourself with the 15-mile pace chart and understand its structure. Take note of the time intervals and corresponding paces for each kilometer or mile.
  3. Plan your race strategy: Based on your target time, identify the desired pace per kilometer or mile from the chart. Divide the race into smaller segments and determine the pace you need to maintain in each segment.
  4. Monitor your progress: During the race, periodically check your time and compare it to the pace chart. Adjust your pace if necessary to stay on track with your goal time.
  5. Make adjustments as needed: If you find yourself falling behind or ahead of your target time, modify your pace accordingly. Use the pace chart as a guide to make informed decisions about pacing.
  6. Stay mentally focused: Use the pace chart as a motivational tool. Set intermediate goals based on the chart and strive to achieve them. Stay positive and maintain a determined mindset throughout the race.

By effectively utilizing the pace chart, you can pace yourself strategically and maximize your performance in a 15-mile race.

How to Pace Yourself in a 15-Mile Race?

Proper pacing is crucial for a successful 15-mile race. Here are some tips to help you pace yourself effectively and maintain endurance throughout the race:

  1. Set a realistic goal: Determine your target finishing time for the 15-mile race. This will guide your pacing strategy and help you distribute your energy appropriately.
  2. Study the course: Familiarize yourself with the racecourse, including any challenging sections, elevation changes, or strategic points. Adjust your pace accordingly to conserve energy and optimize performance.
  3. Start conservatively: Avoid starting the race too fast. Begin at a slightly slower pace than your goal pace to allow your body to warm up. Gradually increase your speed as the race progresses.
  4. Refer to the pace chart: Use the 15-mile pace chart to determine the pace per kilometer or mile you need to maintain for your target time. Continuously monitor your pace and make adjustments if necessary.
  5. Listen to your body: Pay attention to how you feel during the race. Pace yourself to conserve energy and ensure endurance. Adjust your pace slightly if you experience fatigue or discomfort.
  6. Employ a negative split strategy: Aim to run the second half of the race slightly faster than the first half. This approach helps you conserve energy and finish strong. Gradually increase your pace as the race progresses.
  7. Maintain mental focus: Stay mentally engaged and positive throughout the 15-mile race. Break the distance into smaller segments and focus on reaching milestones. Use positive self-talk and visualization techniques to stay motivated.
  8. Hydrate and fuel properly: Drink water or sports drinks at aid stations to stay hydrated. Consume energy gels or snacks as needed to maintain your energy levels. Practice your hydration and fueling strategies during training.
  9. Finish strong: As you approach the final miles of the race, give it your all and push yourself to maintain or increase your pace. Dig deep and rely on your mental and physical reserves to finish strong.

With practice and experience, you can develop effective pacing skills and endurance for a 15-mile race. Use the pace chart as a tool to guide your pacing strategy and optimize your performance.

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