Running Calculators - Training Pace, Race Times, Calorie, BMI and Heart Rate Calculators

Running calculators can be incredibly helpful in putting a little bit of science in your running.

Take for example, the Running Pace Calculator. It calculates your running training paces (easy, tempo, interval etc.) based on a recent race performance. A useful tool to determine whether your intervals are too fast (an often seen problem) or your easy runs too fast (even a bigger problem).

Running with a heart rate monitor? Then there are two calculators available to you to calculate your heart rate zones, using a slightly different methodology.

So yes, use some of these calculators from time to time to check in with your training and make sure you are on the right course.

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So yes, even for all your relevant running calculators is your best choice!

Whether you want to....

  • ... calculate your heart rate zones based on different methods.

  • ... work out the calories burned while running.

  • ... determine how fast you will be in your next race.

  • ... establish what the right training pace is for you.

  • ... calculate your BMI and determine what it means to you.

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    The Calculators On Offer

    zoladz method

    Zoladz Heart Rate Zones

    Calculate your heart rate zones based on the Zoladz method and learn a little more about this approach, which relies on your maximum heart rate alone.

    karvonen method

    Karvonen Heart Rate Zones

    The Karvonen method is a bit more complicated than the Zoladz method, but more well-known. In addition to your maximum heart rate, it relies on rest heart rate as well. Learn more about how Karvonen calculates heart rate monitor training zones and work out your own zones with the calculator.

    marathon calculators

    Three Marathon Calcu-

    Use the marathon calculator page for a collection of calculators having to do with the marathon. Includes different ways to work out your likely marathon time and a marathon pace chart, making use of negative splits.

    race conversion calculator

    Race Conversion Calcu-

    Based on your time in one race, predict your time in another race. When using this calculator you do need to take some care. you'll want to make sure you use a recent, relevant race experience and that you have done the right training for your event. Check out the page to learn more.

    running pace calculator

    Running Pace Calcu-

    Based on your time in one race, work out what suitable running training paces are for you. This is a great running calculator. But again, you need to handle with care. So make sure that when you use this calculator you do read the full explanations on the page.

    calories burned calculator

    Calories Burned Calcu-

    Calculates the calories burned during a run, based on your weight and the distance you ran. A good reality check and a useful calculator if you are interested in running and weight loss. You can also work out how much you'll need to run in case you have been naughty and got yourself a Mars bar, slice of pizza or a Big Mac!

    bmi calculator

    BMI (Body Mass Index) Calcu-

    Calculates the well known Body Mass Index (BMI). Also known as Quetelet-Index. This used to be a very important measure of health. It is still important, but do read the rest of the page to understand the limitations of the calculator.

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