# what is a mile?

Discussion in 'Weight Loss Forum' started by valicia, May 7, 2006.

1. ### valiciaActive Member

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I live in the country on a dirt road. I would like to walk around my property
but I don't know how to calculate a mile. Can anyone help?

2. ### MOJILLWell-Known Member

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A mile is 800 meters. Around a standard track field it would be 4 laps.

I wouldn't know how to calculate a walk around the property. Maybe you could get a pedomiter or can you drive it? I often set out with my car on different routes to gauge mileage.

Jill

3. ### wilderness1989Well-Known Member

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A mile is 5280 feet, measure your stride and count your steps. As in if your stride is 2 1/2 feet there is 2,112 steps in a mile. 5,280 divided by 2.5 ='s 2,112 steps. :cowboy:

4. ### valiciaActive Member

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Thanks. I'll try to find a system that works!