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What is the average time for a middle school girl to run a mile?

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The average time for a middle school girl to run a mile varies by age with 10-year-old girls running a mile at an average speed of 11:22, 11-year-old girls running a mile at an average speed of 11:17 and 12-year old-girls running a mile at an average speed of 11:05, notes the Office of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. The average time continues to decline as the girls age until the age of 16 when the average time it takes to run the mile starts to rise.

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The Office of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition also listed the 85th percentile results with 10-year-old girls averaging 9:19 per mile, 11-year-old girls averaging 9:02 per mile and 12-year-old girls averaging 8:23 per mile.

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