A 200m run is a common track and field event and is also a standard road running distance.

The average person can expect to run 200m in about 30 seconds. However, there is a wide range of times that people can run a 200m, depending on their level of fitness.

typical student, usually between 36 and 45 seconds. 32 seconds or less is considered quick for students. 26–31 seconds is presumably the team average for the track.

### 200m Intervals

- 5 minutes slow-paced jogging.
- 3 Sets of Strides. Run 75m (approximate) at a fast pace (about 80% of your sprint speed) Jog back slowly. THIS EQUALS 1 SET. REPEAT FOR 3 SETS IN TOTAL.
- Rest for 3 minutes.

#### running 200s

Run the 200s by picking up speed inside the first 50 to 60 meters and keeping it up to the finish line.

Before beginning the following interval, gradually slow yourself down for 200 more meters by walking or slow jogging.

Usain Bolt of Jamaica holds the title of the fastest man in history with a time of 19.19 seconds in the 2009 world championships.

American Florence Griffith-Joyner holds the title of women’s world record with a time of 21.34 seconds at the 1988 Summer Olympics.

#### Is 33 Seconds Good for 200m?

Even for a distance runner, 33 seconds for a 200-meter all-out is not very good. If you can complete a 200-meter all-out in 30 to 31 seconds as a high school distance runner, that is respectable and pretty excellent, but not exceptional.

Do I have to sprint the entire 200 meters or can I slow down? You should sprint, as 200 meters is not a great distance to cover.

Raise your hips during the set call and maintain pressure on your feet rather than your hands. You’ll be able to launch yourself off the line with more power this way.

Once the pistol fires, accelerate out of the blocks by pushing firmly with both feet and swinging your arms to create velocity.

The first 40 meters should be attacked.

Repeat 200s are a season-long essential workout for middle distance runners.

## Is 200m harder than 100m?

The ability to “run a good bend” is what is meant by this. In contrast to the 100-meter race, which requires pure explosive power, a 200-meter runner must maintain this speed and demonstrate “speed endurance.”

An effective 200-meter runner could finish a race with an average speed greater than their 100-meter speed.

It’s all right. If you ever want to come close to a 4 minute 1500, it would be excellent to be roughly 2 seconds faster.

But for the 5 km, 27 is enough speed. I could only complete the two miles in about 10:30 minutes due to my 200-meter pace of 25–26 seconds.

#### What is a Good 200m Time for a Girl?

12- and 13-year-old girls should aim to complete the 100-meter sprint in 13.2 seconds and the 200-meter sprint in 26.5 seconds after completing 52 weeks of training.

Female intermediate sprinters between the ages of 14 and 15 should clock in at 11.6 seconds for the 100-meter dash and 26 seconds for the 200-meter dash.

### How to Run 100m and 200m Faster

- 8 x 150m. After each, 150m rest for 3 minutes. Make sure to these with intensity running each 150m at around 80 – 90% of your maximum speed.
- 6 x 120m, 3 X 90 m. After each 120m rest for 5 minutes. The 120s should be run at 85% + intensity
- 2 x 180 m, 3 x 150m (5′) After each run, rest for 5 minutes.

## How fast should intervals be run?

According to the North American Academy of Sport Fitness Professionals, you should base your interval pace calculations on a percentage of your race pace.

I’m utilizing my 5K pace right now. Run your 100-meter intervals at a 15% faster pace than your 5K pace.

Running 200-meter intervals at 12% faster than your 5K speed is recommended.

For interval running exercise, the high intensity pace is higher than what you could physically maintain for 30 minutes, and the lower intensity pace gives you a moment to recuperate before the next high intensity pace.

At the high intensity speed, each interval phase lasts for 10 to 60 seconds, while at the lower intensity pace, it lasts for 10 to 60 seconds.

#### How to Determine Your Sprint Pace

Many athletes sprint with an average pace of 24 km/h (15 mph). You’ll finish the 100 meters at that pace in about 14 seconds.

Elite athletes will average 26 mph when running.

The ability to “run a good bend” is what is meant by this. In contrast to the 100-meter race, which requires pure explosive power, a 200-meter runner must maintain this speed and demonstrate “speed endurance.”

An effective 200-meter runner could finish a race with an average speed greater than their 100-meter speed.

## Is 27 seconds good for 200m?

It’s all right. If you ever want to come close to a 4 minute 1500, it would be excellent to be roughly 2 seconds faster.

But for the 5 km, 27 is enough speed. I could only complete the two miles in about 10:30 minutes due to my 200-meter pace of 25–26 seconds.

#### Is 33 Seconds Good for 200m?

Even for a distance runner, 33 seconds for a 200-meter all-out is not very good. If you can complete a 200-meter all-out in 30 to 31 seconds as a high school distance runner, that is respectable and pretty excellent, but not exceptional.

## The conclusion

Run the 200s by gaining momentum in the opening 50–60 meters and maintaining it all the way to the finish line.

Middle distance runners need to perform repeat 200s during the entire season. A 200-meter runner who performs well could complete a race with an average speed higher than their 100-meter speed.

The average sprinting speed of many athletes is 24 km/h (15 mph). At that speed, you’ll complete the 100 meters in around 14 seconds.

High-intensity interval training is advised to be done by running 200 meters at a speed that is 12% faster than your 5K speed.

Running at 26 mph is the average speed for elite athletes.

#### References

https://crossfitmainline.com/2021/07/12/tuesday-07-13-21-workout/

https://speedendurance.com/2018/01/15/how-fast-do-crossfiters-run-400m/

https://runningmagazine.ca/sections/training/workout-wednesday-tackle-200s/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLooMs6JOSI