What is a good time for the 100m sprint?

100m sprint

Running the 100m sprint is the ultimate test of speed. People want to know what level they are at in terms of how their speed compares to others. Are they average, good, excellent or amazing?

You can use this table below as a benchmark.

Men’s TimeBenchmarkWomen’s timeBenchmark
Under 10 secondsEliteUnder 11 secondsElite
Under 10.5 secondsWorld ClassUnder 11.5 secondsWorld class
Under 11 secondsGreatUnder 12 secondsGreat
Under 12 secondsGoodUnder 13 secondsGood
Under 13 secondsAlrightUnder 14 secondsAlright
100m sprint average times

Based on the information in the table, you can work out what level you are at and what you need to do to increase your 100 meter dash time. You can also work out your average 100m sprint time by age by analysing your average sprinting speed.

What is a good 100m time for men?

Running under 11 seconds is considered very good.

What is a good 100m time for women?

Running under 12 seconds in the 100m is considered very good for women.

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