50k Running Times

What is a good 50k time?

A good 50k time is 04:33:16. This is the average 50k time across all ages and genders. The fastest 50k time is 02:29:30.

Male 50k Running Times

A good 50k time for a man is 04:17:33. This is the average 50k time across men of all ages. The fastest 50k time ran by a man is 02:29:30.

Average 50k run time by age and ability

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

Female 50k Running Times

A good 50k time for a woman is 04:57:38. This is the average 50k time across women of all ages. The fastest 50k time ran by a woman is 02:43:00.

Average 50k run time by age and ability

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

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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