What is the pace of running, which is the "great god" in the eyes of others?

A running friend asked Lao Wang:What is the standard of a good runner? How fast can I be called a "great god"?

In the world of running, pace is an important indicator, which can reflect the distance we run in unit time. The higher the pace, the stronger our running ability. So, how much pace can it be called "running god"?

There are many types of running, and the standards of performance in each field, such as sprint, middle and long distance running, long distance running and cross-country running, are completely different. Just from the point of view that most amateur runners are concerned about, we will take the whole marathon as the basis of discussion.

Generally speaking, an excellent amateur runner’s whole horse pace is usually less than 5 minutes per kilometer, or even less than 4 minutes per kilometer.

It takes 3 hours and 30 minutes to complete the whole horse in 5 minutes and 2 hours and 49 minutes to complete the whole horse in 4 minutes.

So Lao Wang thinks,All the horses within three and a half hours can be called "great gods" among amateur runners..

But if this level is put on the level of professional runners, it is nothing.

On July 1st, 2021, the State Sports General Administration began to implement the latest edition of the Technical Grade Standard for Athletes.

The latest technical grade standards for track and field athletes are as follows:

Men’s pace is 3 minutes and 19 seconds, and the whole horse score is 2 hours and 20 minutes; The women’s pace was 3 minutes and 48 seconds, and the whole horse scored 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Lao Wang thinks that to reach this level, it is the master among professional runners.

In addition, professional runners and professional runners focus on competition results, and whether they often win prizes. Professional runners have a large amount of training, high science and several levels higher strength than ordinary amateur runners. However, if you haven’t run well on the track, you may not be called a "runner".

For amateur runners, it is not possible to define whether they are "great gods" simply from an indicator of pace.

For example, some runners can keep running for a long time, although their pace is not necessarily fast, and the distance of each run is relatively long, for example, they can run 30km or even the whole horse at a time. If you look at it from the perspective of persistence, isn’t this a kind of "great god"?

There are some runners whose pace is not necessarily fast, but their running posture is very standard and their movements are pleasing to the eye. If you look at it from the perspective of running skills, isn’t this a kind of "great god"?

For those healthy runners, their main purpose is to exercise, they can run without injury all year round, have good health and great figure, have accumulated a lot of running experience, and truly achieved "Healthy running"Isn’t such a runner a" great god "?

Indeed, for amateur runners, the most important thing to become a master runner is to avoid injury and become a harmless runner. It is best to forget the pace and the amount of running and finish the race or training in a happy, healthy and relaxed way.

Running god, the word is very broad and cannot be defined from one aspect alone.We should look at it from different angles.Pacing is one of the small aspects.

Running ability is not only an indicator of speed, but also a comprehensive performance of running skills, physical strength and endurance.

In my opinion, although some people run very fast, they are often injured and their overall state is also tired. For us amateur runners, running fast is not necessarily practical. Whether it is a running god or not, this has little to do with us.

Being able to keep running has surpassed most people. Even if the speed is slower, you can get a lot of benefits.

Therefore, no matter how fast you run, as long as you keep running and show excellent running will, skills, physical strength and endurance, you are the real "great god" of running!

What is your running pace? Let’s discuss it together!