10k Times

Running Standards By Age And Ability

What is a good 10k time?

A good 10k time is 50:01. This is the average 10k time across all ages and genders. The fastest 10k time is 26:24.

Male 10k Running Times

A good 10k time for a man is 47:01. This is the average 10k time across men of all ages. The fastest 10k time ran by a man is 26:24.

Average 10k run time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 01:18:21 01:05:17 56:06 49:19 44:05 31:30
15 01:07:49 56:31 48:34 42:42 38:10 27:16
20 01:05:39 54:42 47:01 41:20 36:57 26:24
25 01:05:39 54:42 47:01 41:20 36:57 26:24
30 01:05:39 54:42 47:01 41:20 36:57 26:24
35 01:06:15 55:13 47:27 41:42 37:17 26:39
40 01:08:08 56:46 48:48 42:53 38:21 27:24
45 01:10:53 59:04 50:46 44:37 39:54 28:30
50 01:13:53 01:01:34 52:55 46:30 41:35 29:43
55 01:17:08 01:04:17 55:15 48:33 43:25 31:01
60 01:20:42 01:07:14 57:47 50:48 45:25 32:27
65 01:24:35 01:10:29 01:00:35 53:15 47:36 34:01
70 01:28:53 01:14:04 01:03:39 55:57 50:01 35:45
75 01:34:46 01:18:58 01:07:52 59:39 53:20 38:06
80 01:44:12 01:26:49 01:14:37 01:05:35 58:38 41:54
85 01:59:12 01:39:19 01:25:22 01:15:02 01:07:05 47:56
90 02:24:25 02:00:20 01:43:26 01:30:54 01:21:16 58:04
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 07:50 06:32 05:37 04:56 04:25 03:09
15 06:47 05:39 04:51 04:16 03:49 02:44
20 06:34 05:28 04:42 04:08 03:42 02:38
25 06:34 05:28 04:42 04:08 03:42 02:38
30 06:34 05:28 04:42 04:08 03:42 02:38
35 06:38 05:31 04:45 04:10 03:44 02:40
40 06:49 05:41 04:53 04:17 03:50 02:44
45 07:05 05:54 05:05 04:28 03:59 02:51
50 07:23 06:09 05:17 04:39 04:09 02:58
55 07:43 06:26 05:31 04:51 04:20 03:06
60 08:04 06:43 05:47 05:05 04:32 03:15
65 08:28 07:03 06:03 05:19 04:46 03:24
70 08:53 07:24 06:22 05:36 05:00 03:34
75 09:29 07:54 06:47 05:58 05:20 03:49
80 10:25 08:41 07:28 06:34 05:52 04:11
85 11:55 09:56 08:32 07:30 06:42 04:48
90 14:26 12:02 10:21 09:05 08:08 05:48
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 12:36 10:30 09:02 07:56 07:06 05:04
15 10:55 09:06 07:49 06:52 06:09 04:23
20 10:34 08:48 07:34 06:39 05:57 04:15
25 10:34 08:48 07:34 06:39 05:57 04:15
30 10:34 08:48 07:34 06:39 05:57 04:15
35 10:40 08:53 07:38 06:43 06:00 04:17
40 10:58 09:08 07:51 06:54 06:10 04:25
45 11:25 09:30 08:10 07:11 06:25 04:35
50 11:53 09:54 08:31 07:29 06:41 04:47
55 12:25 10:21 08:53 07:49 06:59 05:00
60 12:59 10:49 09:18 08:10 07:18 05:13
65 13:37 11:21 09:45 08:34 07:40 05:28
70 14:18 11:55 10:15 09:00 08:03 05:45
75 15:15 12:42 10:55 09:36 08:35 06:08
80 16:46 13:58 12:01 10:33 09:26 06:45
85 19:11 15:59 13:44 12:04 10:48 07:43
90 23:14 19:22 16:39 14:38 13:05 09:21

Female 10k Running Times

A good 10k time for a woman is 54:42. This is the average 10k time across women of all ages. The fastest 10k time ran by a woman is 29:43.

Average 10k run time by age and ability

Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 01:29:06 01:16:35 01:05:39 57:34 52:17 35:40
15 01:19:19 01:08:11 58:27 51:15 46:33 31:45
20 01:14:24 01:03:57 54:49 48:04 43:40 29:47
25 01:14:15 01:03:49 54:42 47:58 43:34 29:43
30 01:14:24 01:03:57 54:49 48:04 43:40 29:47
35 01:15:19 01:04:44 55:30 48:40 44:12 30:09
40 01:17:09 01:06:19 56:51 49:51 45:17 30:53
45 01:20:02 01:08:47 58:58 51:42 46:58 32:02
50 01:24:10 01:12:20 01:02:01 54:23 49:24 33:41
55 01:29:11 01:16:39 01:05:43 57:37 52:20 35:42
60 01:34:51 01:21:31 01:09:53 01:01:17 55:40 37:58
65 01:41:17 01:27:03 01:14:37 01:05:26 59:26 40:32
70 01:48:39 01:33:23 01:20:03 01:10:12 01:03:46 43:29
75 01:57:10 01:40:42 01:26:20 01:15:42 01:08:46 46:54
80 02:09:14 01:51:05 01:35:14 01:23:30 01:15:51 51:44
85 02:29:36 02:08:35 01:50:14 01:36:40 01:27:48 59:53
90 03:06:02 02:39:54 02:17:05 02:00:12 01:49:11 01:14:28
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 08:55 07:39 06:34 05:45 05:14 03:34
15 07:56 06:49 05:51 05:08 04:39 03:10
20 07:26 06:24 05:29 04:48 04:22 02:59
25 07:25 06:23 05:28 04:48 04:21 02:58
30 07:26 06:24 05:29 04:48 04:22 02:59
35 07:32 06:28 05:33 04:52 04:25 03:01
40 07:43 06:38 05:41 04:59 04:32 03:05
45 08:00 06:53 05:54 05:10 04:42 03:12
50 08:25 07:14 06:12 05:26 04:56 03:22
55 08:55 07:40 06:34 05:46 05:14 03:34
60 09:29 08:09 06:59 06:08 05:34 03:48
65 10:08 08:42 07:28 06:33 05:57 04:03
70 10:52 09:20 08:00 07:01 06:23 04:21
75 11:43 10:04 08:38 07:34 06:53 04:41
80 12:55 11:06 09:31 08:21 07:35 05:10
85 14:58 12:51 11:01 09:40 08:47 05:59
90 18:36 15:59 13:42 12:01 10:55 07:27
Age Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite WR
10 14:20 12:19 10:34 09:16 08:25 05:44
15 12:46 10:58 09:24 08:15 07:30 05:07
20 11:58 10:17 08:49 07:44 07:02 04:48
25 11:57 10:16 08:48 07:43 07:01 04:47
30 11:58 10:17 08:49 07:44 07:02 04:48
35 12:07 10:25 08:56 07:50 07:07 04:51
40 12:25 10:40 09:09 08:01 07:17 04:58
45 12:53 11:04 09:29 08:19 07:33 05:09
50 13:33 11:38 09:59 08:45 07:57 05:25
55 14:21 12:20 10:35 09:16 08:25 05:45
60 15:16 13:07 11:15 09:52 08:57 06:07
65 16:18 14:01 12:01 10:32 09:34 06:31
70 17:29 15:02 12:53 11:18 10:16 07:00
75 18:51 16:12 13:54 12:11 11:04 07:33
80 20:48 17:53 15:20 13:26 12:12 08:19
85 24:05 20:42 17:44 15:33 14:08 09:38
90 29:56 25:44 22:04 19:21 17:34 11:59

What do the running abilities mean?

Beginner Faster than 5% of runners. A beginner runner has started running and has run for at least a month.
Novice Faster than 20% of runners. A novice runner has run regularly for at least six months.
Intermediate Faster than 50% of runners. An intermediate runner has run regularly for at least two years.
Advanced Faster than 80% of runners. An advanced runner has run for over five years.
Elite Faster than 95% of runners. An elite runner has dedicated over five years to become competitive at running.

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