Pace Calculator

By |2023-04-25T10:46:31-04:00April 17th, 2023|Training tips, VDOT Calculator|

The VDOT Calculator (embedded below) acts as a running pace calculator in three keys ways to help runners of all levels improve: Race Pace Calculator: get race paces to help with race preparation or analysis of a performance Training Pace Calculator: get personalized training paces to train more effectively Equivalent Race Pace Calculator: get equivalent [...]

VDOT Calculator Now Available In 14 Languages

By |2022-02-21T12:07:08-05:00February 21st, 2022|VDOT Calculator|

The VDOT training methodology started to catch on globally after Daniels' Running Formula began translation into different languages. To keep up with demand we're now up to 14 languages on the VDOT Calculator (available for free on Google Play and the App Store). Watch the video above to learn how to access your language. EnglishFrenchHindiItalianJapaneseMandarinPolishPortuguese [...]

Age-Grading The BKLYN MILE

By |2021-08-16T21:01:05-04:00August 16th, 2021|VDOT Calculator|

We saw some standout age-graded performances at this year's BKLYN Mile. Masters Women -Amy Fakterowitz 53, second place in 5:48 = 4:42 AG-Jennifer St. Jean 46, first place in 5:15 = 4:44 AG Both age-graded times would have placed them 5th in the Fast Movers and 1st overall in the open heat. Masters Men -John [...]

VDOT Calculator Improved

By |2020-09-12T09:48:09-04:00September 12th, 2020|VDOT Calculator|

Introducing the newly improved VDOT Calculator available now on the App Store and Google Play.  After reviewing feedback from our users we've made significant enhancements to the app including: New UI + support for Dark ModeFull translation into Japanese, Portuguese and Thai (Please email us for new language requests)Ability to calculate distances, not just pace [...]

Best Female Distance Running Performances Ever

By |2022-04-20T08:50:54-04:00September 8th, 2020|VDOT Calculator|

Top 20 Performances By VDOT [Editor's Note: List is based on 1500m-Marathon times.] Letensebet Gidey, 1:02:52 Half, 2021 - (77.2)Letesenbet Gidey, 44:20 15k, 2019 - (76)Yalemzerf Yehualaw, 1:03:51 Half, 2021 - (75.8)Letesenbet Gidey, 29:01 10k, 2021 - (75.7)Brigid Kosgei, 2:14:04 Marathon, 2019 - (75.6)Ruth Chepng'etich, 1:04:02 Half, 2021 - (75.5)Sifan Hassan, 29:06 10k, 2021 - [...]

Best Male Distance Running Performances Of All Time

By |2022-03-14T16:11:10-04:00August 28th, 2020|VDOT Calculator|

Top 20 Performances By VDOT [Editor’s Note: List is based on 1500m-Marathon times.] Jacob Kiplimo, 57:31 Half, 2021 - (85.6)Kibiwott Kandie, 57:32 Half, 2020 - (85.5)Joshua Cheptegei, 26:11 10k, 2020 - (85.5)Joshua Cheptegei, 12:35 5k, 2020 - (85.3)Rhonex Kipruto, 57:49 Half, 2020 - (85.1)Kenenisa Bekele, 26:17 10k, 2005 - (85.1)Kenenisa Bekele, 12:37 5k, 2004 - [...]

View VDOT Paces

By |2020-04-17T16:16:14-04:00April 17th, 2020|App Features, VDOT Calculator|

Athletes on VDOT O2 can now access and view all of their current VDOT paces and equivalent performances in one view. Click Paces in the bottom nav then swipe left to view and scroll down to view all of your VDOT Equivalents.

VDOT Adjustments For Time Off

By |2022-03-23T11:40:50-04:00February 14th, 2018|Training Talk, VDOT Calculator|

This table is for VDOT adjustments based on time away from running. As you improve your fitness with training, your VDOT improves, as do the various training intensities. The same thing applies when your fitness deteriorates due to a setback. If you haven't engaged in cross-training, multiply the FVDOT-1 value in the table by your [...]

Understanding Effort, Not Just Pace

By |2017-07-19T09:29:06-04:00July 18th, 2017|VDOT Calculator|

The VDOT Calculator is an amazing invention in how it allows athletes and coaches to quickly identify appropriate training paces based on the purpose of the workout (e.g. improve VO2max, economy, endurance, etc.) In order to effectively apply VDOT the athlete and coach can't just follow paces blindly, they must first understand the purpose of each type [...]

The Absurdity Of A Sub-2-Hour Marathon

By |2019-10-07T15:05:34-04:00March 9th, 2017|VDOT Calculator|

I'm sure you've all heard by now that Nike is currently undergoing a project to facilitate a sub-2-hour marathon in the near future. Recently, they did a half marathon test run on a Formula One race track. Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya was the fastest runner of the day at 59:17, but according to Alex Hutchinson of Runner's [...]

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