# Here are three ways to calculate your lap distance.

## The number of laps.

If you

**know how many laps it takes to equal a mile**then you can take the number 1 divided by the number of laps to get your lap distance.For example:

1 mile / 5 laps = .20 lap distance

1 mile / 4 laps = .25 lap distance

1 mile / 10 laps = .10 lap distance

## Steps per mile

On average, we know it takes around

**2,000 steps to equal a mile**. How many steps does it take you to walk one lap? Use this formula:2,000 / # of steps = # of laps it takes to equal one mile

Then 1.0 / # of laps = lap distance

For example:

If it took 650 steps to complete one lap.

2000 / 650 = 3.08 laps it takes to equal a mile

Then 1 mile / 3.08 = .33 lap distance

## Measure one lap

You can

**measure one lap by walking one time yourself using a measuring wheel**or a device with GPS to give you the lap distance.

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