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How Many Miles Do You Run Each Week?

Runners, How Many Miles Do You Log Per Week?

Running didn't come easy to me in the beginning, but once I became stronger and built up my endurance, I began to crave it. I definitely don't run all seven days of the week, since exercising the same way every day is not good for your body, but I try to get out for a jog at least three times a week.

When I'm running for pleasure (and not training for a race), my runs are between three and four miles. That adds up to about nine to 12 miles a week. What about you?

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agostopr agostopr 7 years
about 20-25 miles a week
sparklestar sparklestar 7 years
It depends on the week. I'll try not to run too much because I suffer badly from knee and foot pain if I overdo it. I put 11-15 but it's probably a bit more than this, closer to 20.
Meowphotog Meowphotog 7 years
tinstar03, plantar fascilitis, does that cause heel pain that stops you from running? I am pretty sure that's what I am suffering from this past week and 1/2, so I am off my running game. I had been logging about 13-14 miles per week since running anymore than that outside causes my knees to crack. But nothing better than running outside on such beautiful spring days. My heel is almost back to normal, so hopefully I'll be back on the running trail again.
dunnonuttin dunnonuttin 7 years
Average about 21-23 miles/wk
lydialee_home lydialee_home 7 years
inlove23 - I can only run 6 miles 2.5 years ago. I started training for a half marathon after July4th, 2007. You will be able to run 20+ miles per week soon!
JulieJean JulieJean 7 years
Just started training for a half marathon, so I'm slowly increasing my mileage. Doing about 9-10 miles per week now
runningesq runningesq 7 years
You'll get there, inlove! Take your time -- MUCH better to build slowly than to do too much too soon and risk injury.
inlove23 inlove23 7 years
I'm so jealous of everyone that runs over 20 miles a week! I can't wait to get there! =(
AlexisSF AlexisSF 7 years
23+ i'd say? 4 to 5 miles 5 days a week.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
I have no idea. I jog by time (I go about 35 minutes), not by distance. I use my cell phone (which is strapped to my arm) as a timer. I've been doing this for about 20 years.
Beaner Beaner 7 years
I used to run about 12 miles a week, but now that I'm preggers, I've been taking long walks instead, logging about 9 miles a week.
tinstar03 tinstar03 7 years
I run 3x a week so that I don't injure myself. At one point, I did 2 days of 6 miles and one day of 8 but ended up with a case of plantar fasciitis. Now I am slowly increasing my mileage. I try to do 2 days of about 4 miles and one day of 6.
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 7 years
I clicked too early. I voted 5-10, but it's actually 12. I do one 5-mile day and two days of around 3.5.
runningesq runningesq 7 years
Marathon training ... about 40 mpw.
lydialee_home lydialee_home 7 years
I run 5 days per week, any where from 45 - 55 miles per week.
1apple 1apple 7 years
Now that it's warmer out I'm able to get outside and do 5 miles about 3X per week. I just borrowed the Twilight series from the library to listen to on my ipod...might as well see what the fuss is about while I go for a run!
ticamorena ticamorena 7 years
6 miles 3 times a week or mix it up with a 10 mile wken run or whatever i'm in the mood for depending on the amount of time i have; i'm not so fastidious about the distance unless there's a reason i want to be out of the house for more than 40mins, and i record it purely so i can keep track of my pace.
Little-Miss-Jay Little-Miss-Jay 7 years
I normally run 3-4 miles 5 times a week. I log more miles when I walk, sometimes going for 8 mile walks on weekends.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 7 years
Depends. Sometimes I don't run everyday, but when I do my mileage is much like yours, 3-4 per day, so 18-24 per week.
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