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The speeds provided by @radpin seem to be slow for short distances. A pedestrian without training and on even ground should be able to walk 4-6km per hour for at least an hour. Compare http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preferred_walking_speed But for short distances one would sprint if the ground allows. World record for 100m is a little below 10 seconds ...


For backpacking on trails we used these values: 1 mph, you're plodding around. 2 mph, you're walking at a leisurely pace 3 mph, you're walking at a "good pace" 4 mph, you're doing some serious hustle Some high end speed hikers have done the 2,600 mile Pacific Crest Trail averaging ~40 miles a day. If I had to take a wild guess, irrespective of fitness, ...

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