Optimum Running Temperature

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This chart shows the temperature at which heat production and heat loss are balanced without the need to sweat. The calculation is specific to a given height and weight. This calculator is based on my Running Heat Model.

1 Heat equivalent table

The table below shows an example set of equivalent temperatures for someone that is 174cm/70inches high and weighs 60Kg/132lbs. You can create a customized version of this table by filling in the form below

x:00x:10x:20x:30x:40x:50
4:xx16.3f
-8.7c
18.3f
-7.6c
20.1f
-6.6c
21.9f
-5.6c
23.5f
-4.7c
25f
-3.9c
5:xx26.4f
-3.1c
27.9f
-2.3c
29.1f
-1.6c
30.4f
-0.9c
31.6f
-0.2c
32.7f
0.4c
6:xx33.8f
1c
34.9f
1.6c
36f
2.2c
36.9f
2.7c
37.8f
3.2c
38.7f
3.7c
7:xx39.6f
4.2c
40.3f
4.6c
41.2f
5.1c
41.9f
5.5c
42.6f
5.9c
43.3f
6.3c
8:xx44.1f
6.7c
44.6f
7c
45.3f
7.4c
45.9f
7.7c
46.6f
8.1c
47.1f
8.4c
9:xx47.7f
8.7c
48.2f
9c
48.7f
9.3c
49.3f
9.6c
49.8f
9.9c
50.4f
10.2c
10:xx50.7f
10.4c
51.3f
10.7c
51.8f
11c
52.2f
11.2c
52.5f
11.4c
53.1f
11.7c
11:xx53.4f
11.9c
53.8f
12.1c
54.3f
12.4c
54.7f
12.6c
55f
12.8c
55.4f
13c
12:xx55.8f
13.2c
56.1f
13.4c
56.5f
13.6c
56.8f
13.8c
57f
13.9c
57.4f
14.1c
13:xx57.7f
14.3c
58.1f
14.5c
58.3f
14.6c
58.6f
14.8c
59f
15c
59.2f
15.1c

2 Input Form

Height
Weight
Pace (min/mile)
Minutes Seconds
Temperature Units
Temperature Range
Temperature Increment

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