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Stride Length Calculator

  1. Measure a distance (we recommend no less than 9 meters / 30 ft) OR find a known distance on the road or in your back garden.
  2. Count your steps as you walk that distance - try to keep to your normal walking pace. Jot down the distance and steps you took.
  3. If you would like to know your running/jogging stride as well - repeat step 2 but do so whilst running at your normal pace.
  4. Now, enter the distance and your walking and/or running steps into our calculator to find out what your step length is.
Distance:

Your average Walking Stride Length is 80cm

Your average Running Stride Length is 120cm

You will take approximately 1300 steps to walk 1km

You will take approximately 800 steps to run 1km

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