Journal of Physical Activity Research
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Journal of Physical Activity Research. 2020, 5(1), 1-2
DOI: 10.12691/jpar-5-1-1
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Improvement in 1-Mile Run Times in a Fleet Feet Training Group: A Brief Research Note

John Hart1, 2,

1Hart Chiropractic, Greenville, South Carolina, USA

2Adjunct Faculty, Purdue University Global, USA

Pub. Date: March 05, 2020

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John Hart. Improvement in 1-Mile Run Times in a Fleet Feet Training Group: A Brief Research Note. Journal of Physical Activity Research. 2020; 5(1):1-2. doi: 10.12691/jpar-5-1-1


It is a common goal for runners to improve their run times. This short report compares 1-mile times for a route that was run at two different times, five weeks apart in a Fleet Feet training program. A paired t test for 62 runners indicated an average improvement of 1 minute, 15 seconds which was statistically significant (p < 0.0001). This evidence indicates that the training program was effective for this group in improving their 1-mile run times over a 5-week period.

fitness running biostatistics

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