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Running race age correction

 

 

 

After approximately your thirtieth birthday your physical capacities decrease slowly. This is especially the case at the speed and explosively. But however the duration capacity decreases very gradually. At those whom regularly continue train this reverse gear is only very small. THE WAVA (World Association of Veteran Athletes) have established age correction tables. Below two calculators to compare your races on older age with the times which you ran as youngster.
It is also possible to compare times with youngster. In the first column type you yourself current time. In second column the time appears which you could have run for your thirtieth.
 

Calculator 1

 
At this calculator the times cannot be typed exact in. However, the times with scroll-knob can be changed. See also: Calculator 2.
 
What is your gender:  

And your current age:
       < 30 year        < 30 year  
  1000m

  15km  
                 
  1500m

  16.1km  
                 
  2000m

  21.1km  
                 
  3000m

  25km  
                 
  5km

  30km  
                 
  10km

  42.2km  

Race age correction 1 print version
 

Tip: Using calculator 1 it is also possible stipulate the times you can run by means of times which you ran in before your thirtieth. After choice of your current age you change the running time of a distance until in the right column you personal record appears. 

 

Calculator 2

 
At this calculator the times can be typed exact in. After processing confirm with the correct key. This affirmative has not been necessary after choice of gender and age. At the time a number must stand in each box.

What is your gender:  

And your current age:   

This way correct?
 

u     mm    ss

 < 30 yr     u     mm    ss  < 30 yr
1000m

  15km

             
1500m

  16.1km

             
2000m

  21.1km

             
3000m

  25km

             
5km

  30km

             
10km

  42.2km

Race age correction 2 print version

Observation 

Decline on the longer distances starts just after your five thirtieth.

 

 

 
 

 

Start: February 2005 Last modified: 13 april 2013